Mute and Unmute WhatsApp Contacts on HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Crystal, Eng, Maria and 1 other

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to mute and unmute a WhatsApp contact on an HTC One M8.

Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas194.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas15.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  2. 2
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas27.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  3. 3
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas36.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  4. 4
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas54.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  5. 5
    Choose a chat, then press down on it
    .
    We're going to choose Terry.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas81.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  6. 6
    Tap on the menu icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen
    .
    There are three small white dots in a vertical line.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas99.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  7. 7
    Tap on the first option, "View contact"
    .
    The will open up the contact card for this contact.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas108.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  8. 8
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas120.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  9. 9
    To turn this option on and mute somebody, press down on the switch and it will bring up a menu titled "Mute chat for..."
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas147.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  10. 10
    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.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas171.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  11. 11
    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 checkmark.
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas176 8.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  12. 12
    Press down on "OK" and the contact will be muted
    .
    It will show the date that they muted until under "Mute".
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas202.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  13. 13
    We can turn this option off and unmute the contact by tapping on the switch
    .
    Mute and unmute WhatsApp contacts on HTC One M8.mp4-canvas214 6.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  14. 14
    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.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
    Advertisement

Video: Mute and Unmute WhatsApp Contacts on HTC One M8

Questions and Answers

Note3 ./.. can't hear messages, speaker works for other apps?

Messages won't play. I see a mute option for days, weeks and years but no options to UNMUTE this!

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Communications & Education | HTC

Recent edits by: Maria, Eng, Crystal

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 11,107 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No