How to Mute People on Twitter Without Unfollowing Them

What is Mute in Twitter?

Mute is a feature in twitter which will help you to mute all the tweets of an account without unfollowing or blocking that account. The best part of muting is the muted accounts will not have any clue that you’ve muted them. So according to the other user you are still following them and seeing their tweets. In case if you wish to receive tweets and notifications from then you can unmute the account easily in one click.

6 things everyone should know about twitter mute.

  1. You can follow the muted accounts and even if you’ve muted them they can still follow you back.
  2. Even after muting the account you will be able to send the DM to them and vice-versa.
  3. The only thing that gets muted is the notification of their tweets in web as well as mobile push notifications.
  4. @replies and mentions by muted account will still appear in the notification tab if you are following the account.
  5. @replies and mentions by muted account will not appear in the notification tab if you are not following the account.
  6. All the tweets from the user will still appear on the timeline before the time the account was muted.

How to mute a twitter user on web?

There are multiple ways to mute an account. One is through the tweet and other is through the user profile.

Mute from a Tweet
Step 1 : Click/Expand the tweet and then click on more option at the bottom of the tweet.
Step 2 : Click on Mute in the options listed to mute all the tweets.

Mute from a profile

Step 1 : Visit the profile page of the account/user you wish to mute .
Step 2 : Click the gear icon/settings on their profile page to get more options.
Step 3 : Click on Mute in the options listed to mute all the tweets.

Note : Once you’ve muted a user on the web, you will see a confirmation banner. If you made a mistake, you can click Undo to unmute a user right away.

To mute a Twitter account on iOS:

Muting from a Tweet:

Step 1 : Tap a Tweet from the user you’d like to mute.
Step 2 : Tap the ••• icon.
Step 3 : Tap Mute and Yes, I’m sure to confirm.

Muting from a profile:

Step 1: Visit the profile page of the user you wish to mute.
Step 2: Tap the gear icon.
Step 3: Tap Mute and Yes, I’m sure to confirm.

To mute a Twitter user on Twitter for Android:

Muting from a Tweet:

Step 1 : Tap the overflow icon.
Step 2 : Tap Mute @username and confirm.
Step 3 : Muting from a profile:

Visit the profile page of the user you wish to mute.
Step 1 : Tap the overflow icon.
Step 2 : Tap Mute and Yes, I’m sure to confirm.

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