How to Mute Text Messages on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of constantly being bombarded by text messages on your iPhone? Do you wish there was a way to mute certain conversations or even all incoming messages temporarily?

Well, you’re in luck! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of muting text messages on your iPhone using some simple steps.

Step 1: Open the Messages App

To begin, locate the Messages app on your iPhone’s home screen and tap on it to open it. The icon is green with a white speech bubble inside.

Step 2: Select the Conversation

Once you have opened the app, select the conversation that you want to mute. This can be an individual conversation or a group chat.

Muting Individual Conversations:

If you wish to mute an individual conversation, simply swipe left on the conversation and tap on the “Hide Alerts” option that appears. This will mute notifications for that specific conversation.

Muting Group Chats:

If you want to mute a group chat, follow these steps:

  1. Open the group chat in the Messages app.
  2. Tap on the “i” icon located at the top right corner of your screen.
  3. Toggle on the “Hide Alerts” switch. This will silence notifications for this particular group chat.

Step 3: Unmuting Conversations

If at any point you want to unmute a conversation that you previously muted, follow these simple steps:

Unmuting Individual Conversations:

To unmute an individual conversation, swipe left on the muted conversation and tap on “Show Alerts.” You will now start receiving notifications for that conversation again.

Unmuting Group Chats:

To unmute a group chat, open the group chat in the Messages app, tap on the “i” icon located at the top right corner of your screen, and toggle off the “Hide Alerts” switch. You will now receive notifications for that group chat once again.

And there you have it! You now know how to mute and unmute text messages on your iPhone.

Whether you want some peace and quiet or simply need a break from constant notifications, these simple steps allow you to take control of your messaging experience. So go ahead, give it a try!

Note: When you mute a conversation, you will still receive the messages but won’t be notified about them. They will appear in your Messages app as usual.

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