How to Cancel Sent Follow Request on Instagram iPhone, iPad and Mac/PC in 2020

Last Updated on May 20, 2020

Concerning the privacy of users, Instagram lets them make their profile private, I’ve analyzed most of the profiles are private on the Instagram, just to make sure any unknown person cannot use your photos or video. While on the other side, the members keep their pages private just to increase their followers. Regardless, you can anytime cancel follow request on Instagram in case you don’t want to follow or mistakenly sent the follow request, this tutorial will show how to cancel all follow request on Instagram app.

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The Instagram can be operated on Web Interface as well as on App, to cancel five to six requests, you won’t be bored while following the steps on the mobile app, but if you have a long list of follow requests, choosing PC to cancel them would be a wise choice. Let’s start with the tutorial to cancel all the following requests on the Instagram account.

How to Cancel Follow Requests on Instagram Account: Sent or Requested Insta Friend Request

Method 1: Cancel All Follow Requests using the Instagram App

It takes less than a minute to cancel follow requests using the Instagram app. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Open the Instagram App on your phone. Tap on the Profile tab on the bottom-right side of the screen.

    Instagram Profile on iPhone instagram app

    Instagram Profile on the iPhone Instagram app

  2. Tap on More at the top right corner of the screen and Open Settings.

    Instagram profile settings on iPhone instagram app

    Instagram profile settings on the iPhone Instagram app

  3. Tap Security. Locate and open the Access Data under Data and History.

    Access Data option on instagram iPhone app

    Access Data option on Instagram iPhone app

  4. Look for the Connections, and tap on View All beneath the Current Follow Requests.

    View all Sent Follow Request on iPhone instagram app

    View all Sent Follow Request on iPhone Instagram app

  5. Copy the username that you want to cancel the following request.
  6. Paste it in the search bar and cancel the following request. Tap on the Requested button.

    Unfollow all Sent Follow Request from instagram iPhone app

    Unfollow all Sent Follow Request from Instagram iPhone app

  7. That’s it. Repeat the same step to cancel all pending requests from your Instagram iPhone app.

Cancel Sent Follow Request on Instagram on Mac/PC

As I said, using Web Interface is recommended if you have more follow requests to cancel, here you go.

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  1. Log in to your Instagram account on PC.
  2. On the top-right corner, click on the Profile picture > Edit Profile.

    Edit Instagram Profile on PC or mac Browser

    Edit Instagram Profile on PC or Mac Browser

  3. Choose Privacy and Security.

    Privacy and Security settings on instagram Web browser

    Privacy and Security settings on an Instagram Web browser

  4. Scroll down, and select View Account Data, under Account Data.

    View Account Data for instagram on Mac or PC Browser

    View Account Data for Instagram on Mac or PC Browser

  5. In the Connections section, click on View All.
  6. Under Current follow requests, copy the username of the Account and paste into the search bar.

    View All Current Follow Requests on Instagram account

    View All Current Follow Requests on Instagram account

  7. Go to the profile and click on the Requested button.

    Pending or Current Follow Requests Using Browser

    Pending or Current Follow Requests Using Browser

  8. Confirm Unfollow.

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