How To Mute And Unmute WhatsApp Group Notifications: Simple Guide

WhatsApp group might be what you need to keep in touch with your friends, family, colleagues… in fact, there’s a group for everything.

And the best ones are made up of people with similar goals.

While Whatsapp is not known for large online communities as you see on Facebook, but the real magic is to find friends that can provide you with value and won’t turn the chat into a meme battlefield.

However, there are situations when receiving messages from group members can be very annoying.

Luckily, WhatsApp has a mute feature. This mute option allows you to mute and unmute individual or group chat notifications for a specified period of time.

NOTE: Even after muting a WhatsApp group, you’ll still receive messages or notifications sent to the individual or group chat, but your phone won’t vibrate or make a sound when they’re received.

If you want to know how to mute, unmute WhatsApp group notifications on Android, here is a simple guide.


  • The latest version of WhatsApp
  • Working internet connection

Mute individual or group notifications on Android:

Step 1

Open WhatsApp and select an individual or group chat.


Step 2

Long press on the group or person name and choose the Mute icon on the top.


Step 3

Alternatively, open the group chat or person’s chat and tap on the Menu icon (three dots) and select the Mute notification option.

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Step 4

Select the length of time you’d like to mute notifications: duration includes 8 hours, 1 week, or 1 year.


Step 5

Press OK.


Unmute individual or group notifications on Android:

You can unmute group or individual notifications on WhatsApp at any time. In fact, it is the same process.


Step 1

Open WhatsApp and select an individual or group chat.


Step 2

Tap on the Menu icon (three dots) from the top right corner and choose the Unmute option.



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