How to Mute or Unmute Someone on Threads

Over 100 million people signed up for Threads, Mark Zuckerberg’s side project that is positioned as the best Twitter alternative, in less than a week of its launch. Although the initial excitement has subsided, Threads hopes to maintain user interest by introducing new features that will encourage them to return to the platform.

We covered a number of methods for blocking users from interacting with your Threads profile and posting content in our previous post, How to Block/Unblock Someone on Threads App. We’ll demonstrate how to mute and unmute someone on Threads in this blog post.

3 Ways to Mute Someone on Threads

You can mute a user in the Threads app to stop getting notifications from them. This is distinct from blocking, which also blocks the user on Instagram when done on Threads. Additionally, blocking the user will alert them if they try to access your account on Threads. A user’s notifications are only momentarily turned off when they are muted in Threads.

The methods for muting someone in a thread are listed below.

Method 1: Mute Someone from Threads Post/ Home Feed

You can mute users whose posts are displayed in your feed. It’s a simple and straightforward process with no bottlenecks.

To mute someone from a post or feed in the Threads app, follow the given steps.

  • Open the Threads app.
  • Tap on the 3-dot icon next to the user you want to mute.
  • Now, select the Mute option.
  • You will get a confirmation page. Click the Mute Posts button to mute the user.

The user’s post will no longer appear in your Home feed after you muzzle them.

Method 2: Disable a user’s profile page in a thread.

Additionally, you can mute someone via their profile page. For proper muting, you must be aware of the user’s real name or username.

Follow the instructions to mute someone through their Threads app profile.

  • Start the Threads app.
  • Now use the search feature or go to the user’s profile in your tracking list.
  • In the top-right corner, tap the three dots.
  • Choose the option for Mute.
  • Now a confirmation page will appear. To silence the user, select the Mute Posts button.

Method 3: Mute Someone from the Comment Section on Threads

In the post’s comments section, you can also mute users. You can mute someone without letting them know if they have been muted if they are causing you to lose your peace or are annoying you with notifications.

Follow the instructions to mute someone in the Threads app’s comments section.

  • Start the Threads app.
  • Visit the thread where the user left a comment about your post.
  • Now click the three dots icon next to the user whose comment you want to muffle.
  • From the menu, choose the Mute option.
  • Finally, on the confirmation page, click the Mute Posts button.

How to Unmute Someone on Threads?

  • There is a simple method to unmute someone on Threads if you choose to do so. Follow the instructions in order to unmute someone in the Threads app.
  • Start the Threads app.
  • Visit the page for your profile.
  • In the upper right corner, tap the icon with two horizontal lines.
  • Click Privacy.
  • Tap on Muted now. All the accounts you have muted will be listed when the page opens.
  • To unmute a user, click the button next to their profile. unmute them.

Wrapping Up – Muting and Unmuting Users on Threads

On Threads, muting or unmuting someone is an easy and simple process. You will no longer receive notifications when a user comments on your post after you have muted them, and you will no longer see their post updates. If you know the user, this is preferable to blocking them or unfollowing them. Additionally, unlike blocking, muzzling someone on Threads does not also muzzle them on Instagram.

You can easily mute or unmute someone on Threads using the aforementioned techniques.

FAQs About Muting and Unmuting Users on Threads

You won’t see that person’s posts in your feed any longer if you mute them in a thread. Additionally, you won’t be notified when that person likes or replies to one of your Threads. Because blocking users on Threads also blocks them on Instagram, muting is preferable to blocking. However, muting only enables you to avoid the user on the platform for a brief period of time while they remain unaware of your presence.

The posts from the muted user won’t appear in your feed. By visiting his profile, you can still see his updates and posts. You can see all posts and updates by simply searching for the user’s profile in the search bar.

You might believe that muting someone on one platform will also muffle them on the other because Threads and Instagram are connected. The user is not muted on Instagram if they are muted in Threads. That only takes place during blocking.


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