How to Mute a Conversation in Facebook Messenger

This article describes how to mute a conversation on Messenger. Facebook Messenger allows you to stop receiving notifications from people on or off your list without letting them know. 

Everyone uses Facebook on a daily basis to stay up to date with their friends and family and vice versa. A Messenger group chat can turn your phone into a vibrating paperweight when you join the group.

It is the most popular social media platform, with users ranging from teenagers to old retired citizens. Despite this, only a few users are familiar with Facebook and its messaging feature.

When a user mutes a conversation, they won’t be notified of any new messages when they receive them. The app will only show you messages received during a muted conversation So, you aren’t bombarded with notifications you don’t need.

Sometimes, you can even hide individual posts or photo albums, or Facebook Messenger notifications can be turned off, as well as changing the color or recovering posts, messages, comments, groups, and pages.

If you follow the steps in the guide below, you will be able to mute a conversation on Messenger.

How to Mute a Conversation in Facebook Messenger

As soon as you mute a Facebook Messenger conversation, you will not be notified about it. A muted conversation will still be visible in your inbox, but you won’t receive notifications when a group member messages you or interacts with you in any way.

For Android and iPhone users, follow these steps:

Method 1: On Android /  iPhone App

  • Open the Facebook app on your phone 
  • Log in to your account
  • On the top of the screen, click Messenger to view your messages.
  • When the long-press menu appears, tap and hold the conversation you wish to mute.
  • Look at the right side of messages for those with mute notification buttons.
  • If you wish to disable all notifications, select “all notifications” or “calls and messages” from the menu that appears. 
  • The conversation will be muted until the user turns it back on. To mute it indefinitely, select Until I turn it back on.

Method 2: On Desktop/ Pc 

  • Sign in to your Facebook account by opening Facebook.com in your web browser.
  • On the top of the screen, click Messenger to view your messages.
  • When the long-press menu appears, tap and hold the conversation you wish to mute.
  • If you need to reveal the right panel, click the Information icon in the upper left corner of the conversation, then click Privacy & Support, then Mute Conversation. 
  • To mute the conversation indefinitely, select Until I turn it back on, and then click Mute.

Will I Still Receive Someone’s Messages If I Mute Them?

Yes. Even if you mute someone’s Messenger messages, you’ll keep getting them. If you don’t want to receive messages from that person, block him.

What Do I Do to Unmute a Conversation on Facebook?

  • Click on the Messenger icon and go to the conversation you wish to unmute. 
  • Click the turn-off option that will be shown on top of the screen once you open the conversation.

What Will Happen If I Mute Someone on Facebook Messenger?

By using the mute button, you can silence notification sounds so that if someone sends you several messages on Messenger, you won’t receive any notifications.

Conclusion

Social media platforms can be annoying when someone texts you constantly, even when you are busy. If you use Facebook Messenger, you’ll be glad to know that you can mute notifications and read them at your convenience. This guide will teach you how to find muted conversations, just as you would with other messages. If you have any questions about the steps, please feel free to post them in the comment section.

Facebook Messenger offers more than muted notifications. You can hide your individual photos or entire albums so that you aren’t bothered by conversations.