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How to mute chats and groups on WhatsApp and Telegram

Do you find WhatsApp or Telegram notifications irritating? Here is how you mute one or more chats/groups in respective apps.

Internet messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram offer a reliable platform to share information with your contacts and a larger audience via a group on your smartphone. However, apart from the high degree of convenience you get, these apps sometimes become disturbing elements when you get more notifications than you can handle. The best way to not let these apps distract you from your daily chores is to mute one or more chats or groups.

How to mute chats and group notifications on WhatsApp?

When you mute a chat or a group on WhatsApp, you will continue receiving messages sent via chat or the group. However, your smartphone will not notify or buzz you about that. Neither will the muted messages be visible in the badge count on the WhatsApp icon.

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To Mute chat or group notifications, follow these steps:

1) Open the WhatsApp app on your mobile phone

2) Go to the chat corresponding to the concerned contact or group.

3) Tap the chat or group subject.

4) Tap Mute.

5) You could swipe the chat or the group to the left followed by More > Mute.

6) Choose the duration you want to mute notifications for, namely, 8 hours, 1 week, or Always.

How to mute chats and group notifications on WhatsApp?
How to mute chats and group notifications on WhatsApp?

How to mute chats and groups on Telegram?

Telegram allows you to mute notifications from chats and group conversations. It should be noted that on Telegram, you can mute chats or groups for 1 hour, 8 hours, 2 days, or permanently. You can do that on different platforms in the following ways.

On Android

  1. Run the Telegram application on your Android device.
  2. Select the chat or group that you wish to mute.
  3. Tap the three dots located on the top right part of the screen.
  4. Select Mute Notifications and then select Disable.

On iOS

  1. Open the Telegram app on your iOS device.
  2. Select the chat or group that you wish to mute.
  3. Tap the contact or the group name located at the top.
  4. On the info page, tap on Mute and choose Mute Forever.

How to mute chats and groups on Telegram?
How to mute chats and groups on Telegram?

On Telegram Desktop

  1. Run the Telegram application on your desktop.
  2. Right-click the chat or group that you want to mute.
  3. Click on Disable Notifications 
  4. Choose Forever and click OK.

On Telegram Web 

  1. Open Telegram web in your browser.
  2. Select the chat that you want to mute.
  3. Click the contact or the group name located at the top.
  4. Disable the toggle for Notifications.

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