Here are some easy steps to confirm a new connection request:
1. Go to your Network by clicking Network from the header menu.
2. From here, you can click Incoming requests from the side bar.
3. This will take you to the Incoming Connection Requests section of your Network page.
4. Hovering over a pending connection request will give you the option to View Profile, Connect, or Reject connection. To confirm the connection request, simply click Connect.
Reject connection request
To reject a request, select the trash can.