How to Mute Any WhatsApp Contacts Notification

Author: Iqbal | Guide: WhatsApp |

Ping! Ping! Ping! the constant noise from your WhatsApp notifications, lets you think that whether the app with the 1 billion users, is a tool or a menace. Some groups in your WhatsApp account may give a lot of notifications at bad times like midnight. There is a solution to silent them, thanks to the “mute” option in WhatsApp. 

Not only for the groups, it can also be used for individual contacts. With this option enabled, you will not be notified of the messages from those particular group and contacts. 

There are one more options silent notifications i.e. without any noise. In this article, we are going to see how to do that.

How To Mute or Unmute Someone on WhatsApp

Steps to Mute WhatsApp Conversation on Android Phone

Most people with a smartphone today run Google’s Android operating system. You can install the WhatsApp application from the Google Play app. After installing the app, follow the steps below to enable or disable the “Mute” option. 

Step 1: Launch the WhatsApp App. 

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Step 2: Tap and hold on a chat or group to select it, now you will be shown options in the upper right corner of the app.

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Step 3: Tap on the mute option which looks like a stroke speaker picture.

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Step 4: Now you will be given options, whether to silent the notifications for 8 hours, or 1 week or 1 year. Tap on your choice and check the box below that to enable silent notifications i.e. notifications without making any sound. Same mute option can be accessed by opening the profile of a group or a contact.

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Step 5: Now confirm the mute option enable by seeing the mute option in the chat or group.

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How can I unmute? 

To unmute, follow the same procedure as above. You will be shown unmute option which looks like a speaker without the strike mark. Same option is available with profile of the group or contact.

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How to Mute WhatsApp Conversation on iPhone

Having costly iPhone turning as a menace for you. You can use Whatsapp’s mute option to avoid that. In the following steps, let us see how to do that. 

Step 1: Open WhatsApp by tapping on the icon in the home screen. 

Step 2: Open the group or individual chat that you want to mute.

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Step 3: Tap on the group name at the top.

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Step 4: Now you will be shown some options and mute is one of them.

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Step 5: Tap on the Mute option. Now you have to select for 8 hours or 1 week or 1 year.

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Step 6: Now confirm the mute enabled by checking the date of expiry near the mute option.

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How can I unmute in iPhone? To unmute in the iPhone, follow the same steps as above, except on tapping mute option, you will be shown unmute or cancel. You have to tap into the unmute option.

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In conclusion, WhatsApp constantly surprises its users, with every update they are performing. They are getting the app tuned in every way it can. This mute option enables WhatsApp to be not a menacing tool anymore. Now, you can also set custom ringtones to your contacts using the custom notifications option in the profile of a group or contact.

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