How To Mute Status Updates On WhatsApp
Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Do you want to hide some status updates from your contacts on WhatsApp? Or do you want to stop someone’s status from appearing on your recent updates list in the future? In any case, you can mute status updates on the WhatsApp app for Android and iOS. Follow our guide below, and we’ll show you how.
In WhatsApp, you can post status updates to share what’s happening in your life. These updates are more like “Stories” on Instagram, and it works pretty much the same.
If you have a lot of contacts on WhatsApp, you might find a lot of updates on your status tab. If you want to hide some of them from appearing in your recent updates, you have the option to mute the status on your account.
When you mute someone’s status, they won’t appear at the top of your recent updates section. With the help of this feature, you can organize your status tab so that you can focus on viewing the updates of your close friends and contacts on the app.
Here’s how to mute status updates on WhatsApp.
How to mute someone’s status update on WhatsApp
If you don’t want to see someone’s status on WhatsApp, you have the option to mute them. You can still view someone’s status when they’re muted, but you’ll have to expand the muted tab first.
You can mute status updates on the WhatsApp app for Android and iOS. Check our tutorial below, and we’ll show you how to do so.
- Open WhatsApp from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
- Head to the Status tab.
- Tap and hold onto the status that you want to mute.
- Tap Mute to confirm your decision.
That’s how you mute status updates from your contacts on WhatsApp. Muted status updates won’t appear at the top of your status tab in the future.
If you ever change your mind, you can always unmute status updates whenever you want. Head to the Muted updates section, tap and hold your contact’s status update, and select Unmute from the pop-up window.
Unfortunately, there’s no option to mute status updates from the WhatsApp web app. You’ll need to open the app on your phone to mute updates from your contacts.
To wrap things up
Now that you know how to mute status updates on WhatsApp, you can hide the ones you don’t want to appear on your recent updates section in the future. Please note that you can still view muted updates whenever you want.
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