How to Mute a Facebook Conversation

In this post, you’ll learn how to mute a Facebook conversation. I am using a PC, Android, and iPhone in this case. Let’s begin.

PC

For Facebook, please follow these steps. These steps can also be applied to Messenger.com leave out the first step.

Sign in to Facebook. Hit “Messenger” in the left sidebar.

Hover your mouse over the chat that you want to mute.

Click on the three horizontal dots.

Click on the “Mute conversation” option.

You can choose the duration you prefer. As soon as the selected period expires, the conversation will be unmuted automatically.

If you wish to silence the chat until you unmute it, select “Until I turn it back on.”

Click on the “Mute” button.

To Unmute: follow the steps above. Hit the “Unmute conversation” option.

Alternatively, you can use the following method (works for both Facebook and Messenger.com):

Click on the chat you want to mute.

In the right sidebar, click Privacy & Support.

To mute a conversation, click Mute Conversation, located above “Ignore Messages.”

You can choose the duration you prefer. As soon as the selected time expires, the conversation will be unmuted automatically.

If you wish to silence the chat until you unmute it, select “Until I turn it back on.”

Click on the “Mute” button.

Note: For unmuting, follow the steps above, and you’ll see the Unmute Conversation. Hit it.

If you’re using the Facebook Messenger app for PC, follow these steps:

Right-click on the chat.

Hit Mute Notifications.

You can choose the duration you prefer. As soon as the selected period expires, the conversation will be unmuted automatically.

If you wish to silence the chat until you unmute it, select “Until I turn it back on.”

Click on the “Confirm” button.

Note: For unmuting, right-click on the muted chat and then hit Unmute Notifications.

Android or iPhone

Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Press and hold the conversation you want to mute.

Hit the “Mute notifications” option on Android or Mute if you’re on an iPhone.

You can choose the duration you prefer. After the selected time expires, the conversation will automatically be unmuted.

If you wish to silence the chat until you unmute it, select “Until I turn it back on.”

That’s it.

Alternate method (for iPhone only):

Slide the chat you want to silence to the left. Hit More > Mute.

You can choose the duration you prefer. After the selected course expires, the conversation will automatically be unmuted.

If you wish for a chat to remain muted until you unmute it, then select “Until I turn it back on.”

To Unmute a Conversation

Press and hold the muted chat. Choose “Unmute notifications” (if you’re on Android) or “Unmute” (if you’re on iPhone).

Alternate method (for iPhone only):

Slide the muted chat that you want to unmute to the left. Hit More > Unmute.