Mute Unmute Conversations on Facebook & Messenger Web App

Mute Unmute Conversation Facebook Messenger
Mute Unmute Conversation Facebook Messenger

Do you know how to mute unmute conversations on Facebook and Messenger? Facebook provides a lot of features for all individual and group conversations on Facebook Web, Messenger. web, and Messenger app. Facebook Let you use these all features to configure your single or group chats or messages. If you are using Facebook App, Messenger App or Facebook Web, & Messenger.com on your PC and Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad) devices. You can block and unblock, ignore and UN-ignore, mute & unmute, archive and unarchive conversations. And you can delete or remove, & hide, unhide on Facebook and Messenger web and app on your computer or Smartphone devices.

In this post, you will learn about how to mute and unmute someone or conversation on Facebook or Messenger web and Facebook or Messenger Mobile App. What is the difference between Mute and ignore of conversation or messages or chats on Facebook web and Messenger app?

Mute Unmute Conversation Using Facebook and Messenger Web

If you are using Facebook and Messenger on your computer and want to mute unmute someone or chats or conversations or chats. Here are multiple ways to mute and unmute conversations on Facebook and Messenger Web.

Note: Before going to mute conversations, chats, persons, or Group chats. You will need to note the name or username of that conversation. When you are going unmute the person or conversation maybe you will not see the name or username of that person or chat and you will need to search by name or username in contacts, or group conversations.

Read: How to Delete Someone from Messenger?

How to Mute Conversation on Facebook Web

Let’s show how to mute someone or conversation from your Facebook.com. While using on your computer or mobile device. Here are the following steps

  1. Open any Browser on your Computer
  2. Visit or type to enter Facebook.com in the URL or Address bar
  3. Log in to your Facebook Account if not
  4. Go to the Contact Panel and find the Contact, Group conversation or More contacts you want to mute
  5. Click on the Contact to open in the chatbox
  6. Now click on the Gear options from the top of the chatbox
  7. Select Mute Conversations option from the menu once appear
  8. Select any option among the given options under the Mute Conversations pop-up box
    • First-option for 15 minutes: Mute Conversation for 15 minutes and after 15 minutes the conversation will unmute auto
    • Second-option for 1 hr: Mute Conversation for 1hr and after 1 hr the person will unmute automatically
    • Third-option for 8 hrs: Mute Conversation for 8 hr and after 8 hr the chat will unmute automatically
    • Fourth-option for 24 hrs: Mute Conversation for 24 hr and after 24 hr the person will unmute automatically
    • Second option until I turn it back on: Mute Conversation until You turn it back on and unmute the conversation manually. (If you are working in the office and want to complete mute conversation then select the last option)
  9. When you select the time duration and click on the Ok option
  10. That is you have successfully mute conversation
Open Web Facebook.com and Your Account and Click Contact from Chat Online
Open Web Facebook.com and Your Account and Click Contact from Chat Online
Open Facebook Web, Click Conversation, Option icon and Mute conversation
Open Facebook Web, Click Conversation, Option icon, and Mute conversation
Choose Duration Time and Click on OK option
Choose Duration Time and Click on OK option

How to Unmute Conversation on Facebook Web

If you mute a conversation or chat by choosing the option until I turn it back on and you want to unmute that chats manually. If you don’t know how to do follow these steps:

  1. Open your Facebook.com with any browser
  2. Log in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Go the Contacts Panel to right side bottom
  4. Find and Search for the Conversation with Name or Username
  5. Then tap on the conversation to open the Chatbox
  6. Click on the Gear icon or Options at the top of the chatbox
  7. Select the Unmute Conversation option from the Menu
  8. The conversation will successfully unmute and you will receive messages notifications from that conversations
Open Facebook Web, Click Conversation, Option icon and Unmute conversation
Open Facebook Web, Click Conversation, Option icon, and Unmute conversation

Alternative Way to Mute Unmute Conversation or Chat Facebook and Messenger

Here are the alternative ways to mute conversation of chat of Facebook and Messenger while using a computer:

Mute Conversation on Facebook Web Using Messages Icon or Messenger Icon

  1. Open your Facebook web with any browser
  2. Sign in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Select the Message icon from the top
  4. Then See All in the Messenger
  5. You can also tap on the Messenger icon from the left side panel
  6. You will redirect to the Messages window
  7. Now find the person or conversation and tap on the More or Three-dots option
  8. Select the Mute Conversation from the Menu
  9. Choose the Time duration from the pop-up mute conversation box once pop-up on your screen
Log in Facebook Account Web & Click on Messages icon or Messenger icon
Log in Facebook Account Web & Click on Messages icon or Messenger icon
Open Facebook Web, Messages option, & See All in Messenger link
Open Facebook Web, Messages option, & See All in Messenger link
Select Three-dots or More option and Mute option
Select Three-dots or More option and Mute option
Choose Duration and Click on OK option
Choose Duration and Click on OK option

Unmute Conversation on Facebook Web Using Messages Icon or Messenger icon

  1. Open your Facebook web with any browser
  2. Sign in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Select the Message icon from the top
  4. Then See All in the Messenger
  5. You can also tap on the Messenger icon from the left side panel
  6. You will redirect to the Messages window
  7. Now find the person or conversation and tap on the More or Three-dots option
  8. Select the Unmute Conversation from the Menu
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Umute option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Unmute option

How to Mute Unmute Conversation on Messenger.com

Let’s show you how to mute unmute conversations on Messenger.com using your computer web browser.

How to Mute Conversation on Messenger.com

If you are using Messenger.com and want to get rid on a conversation to mute for some time or completely then here are the following steps:

  1. Open your Messenger.com with any browser on your computer or mobile
  2. Log in  to your Messenger account if not
  3. Find the person or conversation you want mute
  4. Click on Three-dots or More option to the right side of the conversation
  5. Select Mute option from the Menu
  6. Now choose the time for 15 minutes, 1 hr, 8 hr, 24 hrs, or Until I turn it back on from the pop-up Mute Conversation box
  7. Select the Duration time and Ok
  8. That is you have successfully mute conversation for the chosen time as per above
Select Three-dots or More option and Mute option
Select Three-dots or More option and Mute option
Choose Duration and Click on OK option
Choose Duration and Click on OK option

Unmute Conversation on Messenger.com Using Computer or Mobile

When you mute a conversation or chat permanently by choosing the last options until I turn it back on. Then and you unmute that person once you free to contact him. If you don’t know how to do it. While using Messenger.com with any browser on your computer or smartphone. Here are the following steps for your guidance:

Steps to Unmute conversation on Messenger.com

  1. Open your Messenger.com with any browser on your computer or mobile
  2. Log in  to your account if not
  3. Find the person or conversation that you want to unmute
  4. Click on Three-dots or More option to the right side of the conversation
  5. Select Mute option from the Menu
  6. Now choose the time for 15 minutes, 1 hr, 8 hr, 24 hrs, or Until I turn it back on from the pop-up Mute Conversation box
  7. That you have successfully unmuted the mute conversations
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Umute option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Unmute option

Alternative Way to Mute Unmute Conversation on Messenger.com using Web

Here is an alternative way to mute unmute conversations on Messenger.com using a web browser on your computer or mobile phone.

Mute Conversation on Messenger.com

Let show you how to mute chats or conversation using an alternative way from Messenger web on your Computer:

  1. Open your Messenger.com with any browser
  2. Click on the Conversation to open
  3. Now click on the Info “i” icon from the top right side corner
  4. Go down and click on the Privacy and Support drop-down menu
  5. Then click on the Notification bell icon
  6. Uncheck the checkboxes for Receive Notifications for New Messages & Reactions from the Conversation Notifications pop-up box
  7. Choose Duration time and click on OK
  8. Finally, click on the Done option from the Conversation Notifications
  9. Successfully mute the conversation
Open Conversation, Click Info icon, Privacy & Support, Notification icon
Open Conversation, Click Info icon, Privacy & Support, Notifications icon
Unchecked Receive notifications for new messages and for Reactions
Unchecked Receive notifications for new messages and for Reactions
Choose Duration and Click on OK option
Choose Duration and Click on OK option
Select done option
Select done option

Unmute Conversation on Messenger.com

Here are the steps to unmute conversations from Messenger.com while using on your computer:

  1. Open your Messenger.com with any browser
  2. Click on the Conversation to open
  3. Now click on the Info “i” icon from the top right side corner
  4. Go down and click on the Privacy and Support drop-down menu
  5. Then click on the Notification bell icon
  6. Tick the checkboxes for Receive Notifications for New Messages & Reactions from the Conversation Notifications pop-up box
  7. Click on the Done option to unmute the conversation
Navigate Chat, Select Info icon, Privacy & Support & Notification icon
Navigate Chat, Select Info icon, Privacy & Support & Notification icon
Check the checkbox of Receive Notification for new Messages and Done option

How to Mute Unmute Conversation Using Facebook and Messenger App

Now a day’s most of the people are using Facebook and Messenger on their mobile apps and chatting with each other. If you want to know how to unmute from Facebook and Messenger app then follow the steps below:

How to Mute Conversations on Messenger App

Let’s show you how to mute conversations on your Messenger mobile app. While using Android or iOS devices. Here are the following steps that how to do it:

Steps to Mute Chat or Conversation on Messenger App

  1. Open Messenger App on your mobile
  2. Find the Conversation from the chat screen
  3. Tap the chat or conversation to open it
  4. Select the Info “I” icon from the top right
  5. Press the Bell icon or Mute option
  6. Now choose the option from the Mute Conversation box pop-up on your screen
    • 15 Minutes
    • 1 hour
    • 8 hours
    • 24 hours
    • Until Alarm at option (If you set an alarm for yourself)
    • Until I turn back on         
  7. When you select the duration time from the above and tap on OK option
  8. That you have successfully muted the conversation
Tap to Open Messenger App, Conversation and tap Info icon
Tap to Open Messenger App, Conversation and the tap Info icon
Select Mute or Bell icon and Choose Duration & OK
Select Mute or Bell icon and Choose Duration & OK

How to Unmute Conversation on Messenger App

If you muted someone or conversation permanently from Messenger App. While using your Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad) device and now you want to know how to unmated the muted conversations. Let’s guide you in the below steps:

  1. Open your Messenger App on your Mobile
  2. Find the conversation or person that you muted before
  3. Tap to open the conversation you want to unmute
  4. Now tap on the Info “I” icon from the top left corner
  5. Alternatively, you can tap on the Turn on besides “Notification for this conversation are off” once the conversation open at the top of the chat screen
  6. When your profile open then tap on the Unmute or Bell icon
  7. The conversation will successfully unmute and you will receive notifications from that chat
Navigate Messenger, Muted Chat, Select Turn on or Info icon & Unmute bell icon
Navigate Messenger, Muted Chat, Select Turn on or Info icon & Unmute bell icon

Mute Someone on Facebook & Messenger App

Here is an alternative way to mute someone or conversation on a Facebook mobile application in the following steps:

  1. Open your Facebook App
  2. Then tap on the Messenger icon from the top right side
  3. You will redirect to the Messenger App
  4. Now from here follow the above-given steps from 3 to 8 to mute conversations of Messenger App
Tap to Open Facebook App, Conversation, Info Icon
Tap to Open Facebook App, Conversation, Info Icon
Select Mute or Bell icon and Choose Duration & OK
Select Mute or Bell icon and Choose Duration & OK

Unmute Conversation on Facebook and Messenger App

If you are using Facebook App and want to Unmute the mute conversations. Then tap to open the Facebook app>Select Messenger App. After that, follow the above steps 2 to 7 for the messenger app method to unmute the conversation.

Frequently Ask Questions

Here are some of the frequently ask questions by different people. And we shortly reply with that for your guidance.

What’s the difference between mute and ignore on messenger?

Mute Feature:  Mute is a feature in messenger through which you can stop getting notifications from a specific conversation or person. When you mute a chat, thread, conversation the future messages from that specific conversation or thread continue to appear in the Messenger Inbox.

Ignore Feature: Ignore is another feature of Messenger when you ignore a person or conversation in messenger. It means you complete stop to getting future notification and messages will disappear from the main inbox. In case of ignoring the thread or conversation will moves to Message Request. The new messages will no longer appear on the home screen of Messenger.

Does the other person know if you mute them on Facebook and Messenger?

If you mute some on Facebook Messenger the person will not notice that you muted him. It is a feature on Facebook and Messenger that prevents the receiver from being notification to a new message on web and Smartphone devices. While you can still chat with a person who has you muted. They will never notify unless they check their messages history.

What happens when Mute Chat on Messenger?

Mute is related to notifications. When you mute a chat or person on Facebook and Messenger, you will not get any notification in future messages from that specific conversation. The Messages from the conversation will silently and without disturbing appear in your Messenger main Inbox. The muted messages will have a Mute bell icon on them because you will know that mute the conversation.  

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