WhatsApp is one of the world’s most popular instant messaging service. So its quite normal that it can get a little bit noisy, especially if you’re lots of WhatsApp groups. To bring order to your chaotic space, WhatsApp has added a new option that lets you mute a WhatsApp chat forever.
How to mute a WhatsApp Chat Forever
Open WhatsApp Messenger
Scroll to the WhatsApp chat you wish to mute forever – can be a group or a personal chat.
Open an individual or group chat you want to mute.
Tap the options button(shown as three vertical dots) at the top right side
Select Mute notifications then select the period you wish to mute the chat for(8 hours, 1 week or always)
Select the last option “Always” and tap OK.
On this page, you can choose to let WhatsApp continue to show notifications or hide them using the “Show notifications” checkbox.
The WhatsApp chat will now be muted forever or until you choose to disable the muting feature. Muted chats will have a muted speaker icon placed at the right-hand side when you navigate through your conversations.
There are two other different routes for muting a WhatsApp chat.
Method 2: How to mute a WhatsApp Chat
Open the individual or group chat you want to mute.
Tap the chat name or press Options(three-dot menu) > View contact or Group info.
Toggle the Mute notifications option below the Media, links and docs section.
You’ll be shown the popup that lets you set how long you wish to mute the chat for. Choose Always and tap OK.
Method 3: How to mute a WhatsApp Chat Forever
Step 1. Open WhatsApp
Step 2. Tap and hold the chat you wish to mute
Step 3. Select the muted speaker icon at the top
Step 4. Choose the period you wish to mute the chat for and select if you wish to receive notifications or not.