When you started using Instagram , you decided, as everyone does , to follow all your friends. Some of them, however, had a private profile and, to view its contents, you had to send a specific request. Everything was perfect… except that, after some time, you realized that some friends never answered you; therefore you have the curiosity to find out who, among them, has not yet accepted your request.
How do you say? That’s the way things are and, for this reason, are you wondering how to see the requests sent on Instagram ? Then don’t worry, because in the next chapters of this guide I will explain to you just how to do this and I will also show you how to do it in case you want to cancel the requests still pending.
If, therefore, you can’t wait to start, I suggest you sit down comfortably and take just a few minutes of free time, in order to follow, step by step, the instructions that I’m about to provide you. I assure you it’s really child’s play. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good read and good luck for everything!
How to see requests sent on Instagram
From the moment you wonder how do I see the friend requests sent on Instagram you will be happy to know that you can easily do this through the social network app for Android (downloadable from the Play Store or from alternative stores) or for iPhone (downloadable from the App Store). Alternatively, you can also how to do it from PC, via the official Instagram site or its application for Windows 10. Find all the details on how to proceed in the following lines.
Android / iOS
I start this tutorial by explaining how to see requests sent on Instagram from smartphones; consequently, to start, start the social network app for Android or iPhone, through its icon located on the home screen and / or in the app menu of your device, then log in to your account (if required).
Now, tap on the icon with the thumbnail of your profile located at the bottom, click on the menu icon located in the upper right corner and, in the screen that is shown to you, presses on the items Settings> Security> Login data .
Now, in the new screen that is shown to you, click on the View all item, corresponding to the Unanswered requests sent . This will show you all the names of the people to whom he sent the request to start following them on Instagram and who, however, have not yet been accepted, are still pending.
You can also see the requests sent on Instagram from PC , acting both from the official website of the social network and using its application for Windows 10.
The first thing you have to do, therefore, is connect to the official Instagram site or start its application, and then log in to your profile, if necessary.
At this point, click on the icon with the thumbnail of your profile located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the Settings item.
Once this is done, click on the Privacy and security item located in the left menu and then, in correspondence with the Account data item, click on the word Graphic organizer . Finally, under Unanswered requests you sent , click on View all .
At this point, in the next screen that will be shown to you, you will be able to see all the names of the people to whom he sent a request on Instagram to start following them but who are pending, since they have not yet been accepted .
How to cancel requests sent on Instagram
Now that you know how to see the requests sent, are you wondering how to cancel all requests sent on instagram ? No problem: in the next chapters I will show you in detail how to proceed using the social network app for Android and for iPhone . In addition, I will show you, step by step, how to do it from PC , through the official Instagram site and the social network application for Windows 10 . For more information on this, read on.
Android / iOS
Once you know the names of the people for whom you still have pending follow requests on Instagram, you can cancel them easily.
To do this, you must go to the profile of each user who has not yet responded to your request; therefore, type the username of the person of your interest in the Instagram search engine (the magnifying glass icon located in the upper right corner) and taps his profile, among the results that are shown to you.
At this point, after identifying his profile, all you have to do is press the button Request sent , to cancel the request in question. Repeat the procedure for all users of your interest and that’s it. Easy, right?
You can cancel requests sent to Instagram also from PC . All you have to do to do this is go to the profiles of users who have not yet accepted your follow and proceed from there.
Therefore, type , in the Instagram search engine ( the search bar located at the top) the name of the person you are interested in and click on their profile , among the search results that are shown to you.
At this point, click on the Request made button and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the Unfollow item: by doing so, you will cancel the request that is still pending. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. Known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and