You can now mute a chat forever on WhatsApp

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The WhatsApp has rolled out the feature to mute a chat ‘forever’ be it from family groups, office groups, etc.

The never-ending pings after random forwarded messages, or text messages from offices that you don’t want to see beyond office time keep buzzing your phone which gives rise to the need of mute button. The feature has been updated and we can finally mute the chats FOREVER.

“You can now mute a chat forever,” WhatsApp announced in a tweet. The messaging app did have mute option earlier, but with a time frame of 8 hours, one week and a year.

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How to mute a chat forever: 

  1. Open the chat, tap on the menu option on the top right.
  2. Select Mute notifications – you will see the three options there with the last one being ‘Always‘.

3. Select it and press Ok.

4. You can also select Show notifications if you want to just see notifications without an alert.

5. Once muted, you will see the Unmute notifications option in the chat settings instead of the Mute notifications option.

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