Mute and Unmute WhatsApp Contacts on HTC One M8

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on top of the phone.
    Once the phone has been activated we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen up.
    Once the phone has been unlocked we will see the home screen, and at the bottom we will see 5 icons. We now need to open the application folder.
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    We can do that by tapping the icon in the middle, at the bottom of the screen.
    There is a grid of white dots. This is the icon for the applications folder.
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    Now that the folder has been opened, we need to find and tap the WhatsApp application.
    There is a WhatsApp icon, which is a green speech bubble with a white telephone inside, and underneath it says "WhatsApp". Your application may be in a different location, so look for the icon in your folder. We want to demonstrate how to mute and unmute a WhatsApp contact.
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    Choose a chat, then press down on it.
    We're going to choose Terry.
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    Tap on the menu icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
    There are three small white dots in a vertical line.
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    Tap on the first option, "View contact".
    The will open up the contact card for this contact.
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    Find the "Mute" option.
    We can see this option is currently deactivated, indicated by the gray switch on the right-hand side. We can mute a contact, which is not the same as blocking. If we block a contact we can't receive any messages from them. If we mute them, we still receive the messages but don't receive a notification about them.
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    To turn this option on and mute somebody, press down on the switch and it will bring up a menu titled "Mute chat for..."
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    Tap on the wanted period.
    The options are 8 Hours, 1 Week, and 1 Year. We can always turn this option off whenever we want, so if we choose 1 year, it will just automatically unmute after 1 year. We can turn this option off at any time. We're going to choose "1 Year". The green circle will then move to that option. We can also choose whether or not to show notifications. It will show notifications, but it will be mute with no sound.
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    Press down on the check box to turn the option on or off.
    If we do want notifications, we should make sure the box is green with a white check mark.
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    Press down on "OK" and the contact will be muted.
    It will show the date that their muted until under "Mute".
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    We can turn this option off and unmute the contact by tapping on the switch.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to mute and unmute a WhatsApp contact on an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions, comments or queries about this video, or about the process that you have seen in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we will answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Questions and Answers

I can't un-mute the phone. Every call I make the person can not hear me, but I can hear them?

The speaker button in the right hand corner has a slash through it.. I have tried: Pressing to un-mute it but nothing happens. I think it was caused by: Phone may have been in sun too long? Said it was going to power off due to heat

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Your screen is unresponsive. Shut off the phone and let the device cool down before using it again. You will want to wait at least one hour before turning the phone back on. When you shut it down, remove the battery and check to see if there is any visible swelling on the battery itself.

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I'm trying to take a call from WhatsApp but cannot, my mic is in mute mode and I can't un-mute it. What should I do?

I'm trying to take a call from WhatsApp but cannot, my mic is in mute mode and I can't un-mute it. What should I do?. I have tried: Tapped on the mic icon, tried to un-mute through view contact method, restarted my phone.

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Go into the Notification settings within WhatsApp to see if you have Mute selected from within the app. You can also go into Chat Settings and Restore to Default. Uninstall and reinstall WhatsApp if you are still set to Mute and can't make changes within the app properly.

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