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How to Mute Stories on Facebook and Messenger

Written by Thirumalraj

In this post, you’ll see how to mute and unmute someone’s story in your Messenger and Facebook.

By muting a story, you hide it on Messenger and FB.

I use the Messenger app (Android and iPhone) and FB (Android, iPhone, and desktop). Let’s begin.

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Mute Story in Facebook Messenger (iPhone)

Here are the steps:

Open the Facebook Messenger app and hit the Stories tab at the bottom.

Tap on the story of the person you prefer.

Hit the three horizontal dots at the top right.

Tap the Mute story option.

That’s all.

Here’s an alternative method to mute:

Launch Facebook Messenger. At the top left, tap your profile picture.

Hit Story, which is between Phone contacts and Avatar.

Tap the Stories you’ve muted option.

Choose the one you want. At the top right, hit Apply.

That’s it.

Follow these steps to unmute:

Open Facebook Messenger and tap your profile picture in the top left.

Hit Story, which is between Phone contacts and Avatar.

Tap the Stories you’ve muted option.

Unselect the one you want. Hit Apply at the top right.

That’s all.

Unmute and Mute Story in Messenger (Android)

Here are the steps to mute:

Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Tap the Stories tab at the bottom.

Hit the story of the person you prefer.

Hit the three horizontal dots at the top right.

Tap Mute (first name of person) story.

That’s it.

Here’s an alternate method to mute:

Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Tap the Stories tab. Long press the story of the person you prefer.

Hit Hide (first name of the person) story option.

That’s all.

Follow these steps to unmute:

Open Facebook Messenger and tap your profile picture in the top left.

Hit the Story between Data Saver and SMS. Tap the Stories you’ve muted option.

Tap Unmute beside the one you want.

In the confirmation popup, hit Show.

That’s all.

Note: You can’t mute or unmute on Messenger Desktop and Messenger.com.

Mute Story on Facebook

You can do this task on the FB app (Android and iPhone) and FB desktop version. Let’s see all of them.

Android or iPhone

If you’re using Android or iPhone, follow the below steps:

Go to the Facebook app Home tab.

Long press the story you want to mute.

Hit Mute (name of the page or group or the person’s first name) story.

In the popup, tap Mute.

That’s all.

Here’s an alternate method to mute:

Hit the story you prefer. Tap the three horizontal dots at the top right.

Hit Mute (name of the page or group or the person’s first name) story.

Tap Mute in the popup.

To unmute, follow these steps:

On the Facebook app, hit the Create story in the Stories tab.

Hit the Gear icon at the top right.

Hit the Stories you’ve muted above “Always Share to Instagram.”

Tap Unmute beside the one you want.

That’s all.

Note:

You can also see the muted ones by following these steps:

Open the Facebook app.

Hit the three horizontal lines at the top if you’re on Android or the bottom if you’re on iPhone.

Tap Settings & Privacy > Settings > Stories. Hit Stories you’ve muted if you’re on iPhone or Stories you muted if you’re on an Android phone.

PC

Sign in to Facebook.

On the Home tab, hit the story you prefer.

Hit the three horizontal dots at the top of the story.

Click on Mute (page, profile, or group name).

Click on Mute in the confirmation popup.

That’s all.

To unhide, follow these steps:

Go to this URL: Facebook.com/stories. Make sure to sign in to Facebook before going to this URL.

On the left sidebar, hit Settings.

In the “Stories You’ve Muted” tab, hit Unmute beside the one you want to unmute.

That’s all.

Thanks for reading.

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