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How to mute a thread

If you want to avoid distractions — or if a thread is no longer relevant to you — you can mute a thread either for a set amount of time or indefinitely. That means you won’t be notified, and you won’t see that unread thread in your Inbox. Here’s how:

If you mute a thread, you’ll also not be notified if someone directly mentions you in that thread.

How to mute a thread

  1. Open the thread you want to mute.
  2. Click the three dots icon in the top-right corner of the thread.
  3. Click Mute...
  4. A pop-up will appear. Select the amount of time you want to mute the thread for:
    • 30 minutes
    • 1 hour
    • 8 hours
    • 24 hours
    • Indefinitely
  5. Click Save.
  1. Open the thread you want to mute.
  2. Tap the three dots icon in the bottom-right corner.
  3. Tap Mute.
  4. Select the amount of time you want to mute the thread for:
    • 15 Minutes
    • 1 Hour
    • 8 Hours
    • 24 Hours
    • Indefinitely
  1. Long-press the thread you want to mute.
  2. Tap Mute thread.
  3. Select the amount of time you want to mute the thread for:
    • 30 minutes
    • 1 hour
    • 8 hours
    • 24 hours
    • Indefinitely
If a thread has been muted, it’ll be marked with this icon Screenshot_2020-12-07_at_10.14.30.png.

How to unmute a thread

  1. Open the thread you want to unmute.
  2. Click the three dots icon in the top-right corner of the thread.
  3. Click Unmute.
  1. Open the thread you want to unmute.
  2. Tap the three dots icon in the bottom-right corner.
  3. Tap Unmute.
  1. Long-press the thread you want to unmute.
  2. Tap Unmute thread.

FAQ

Can I mute messages?

Yes, you can! You can learn how in this article.