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How do I find an old "friend request" that I declined?

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Did you try looking up your friend by his/her name and submit the friend request from your end? –  slybloty Aug 8 '13 at 14:30

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In order to find Facebook friend-requests that you previously received, but chose to postpone at the time using the Not Now option, you should:

  1. Click on the Friend Requests icon on the top menu-bar. A menu will open.
  2. Click on See All at the bottom of that menu.

There, you will see all of your previously-received friend-requests. For each one, you can click on Confirm or Delete Request, if you wish.

Facebook does not offer a way for you to see friend-requests that you previously rejected explicitly or deleted.

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If you have "following" activated, and if the person who you declined didn't unfollow you (manually), you should find that person in your followers, from where you can send a friend request.

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