How to Mute Someone on Twitter?

how to mute someone on twitter

There are a lot of ways you can customize and improve your experience on Twitter. You can report, block or mute users on Twitter.

If you are bored of constant uninteresting tweets of your close friends but you still cannot unfollow them because you don’t want any drama, then the best solution would be to just mute them.

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This will allow you to keep following them but you won’t see any of their tweets on your newsfeed.

In this article you are going to learn how to mute someone twitter fast and easy.

Let’s get started!

How to mute someone on Twitter?

You can mute someone on Twitter in several ways – by going to his Twitter profile page or just viewing one of his tweets.

How to mute someone on Twitter (from a tweet):

  1. Go to and login to your profile;
  2. Locate tweet of the Twitter profile which you would like to mute;
  3. Click on the arrow icon at the top right corner of the tweet;
  4. From the drop-down menu select “Mute”.

How to mute someone on Twitter (from a profile page):

  1. Go to and login to your profile if you haven’t already;
  2. Locate the Twitter profile which you would like to mute and go to his profile page;
  3. Click on the overflow icon (three dots) at the top right corner;
  4. Select “Mute” from the drop-down menu.

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Important things to know about mute feature on Twitter

If you mute a Twitter account, you will still continue following it (account won’t be automatically unfollowed). Muted accounts will still be able to follow you.

You won’t see any of muted account’s tweets on your newsfeed and won’t receive notifications when this account posts a new tweet. However, you will still be receiving notifications if muted account replies to your comment or mentions you in his post.

Muted Twitter account will still be able to send you direct messages without any problem.

How to unmute someone on Twitter?

If you have changed your mind or would like to give one more chance to the Twitter profile you have muted earlier, then follow the steps below to unmute him on Twitter:

  1. Go to and login to your profile if you haven’t already;
  2. Go to the Twitter profile which you have muted earlier;
  3. Click on the unmute icon to unmute this profile.

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How to view and manage your list of muted Twitter accounts?

If you would like to view all of your muted Twitter accounts and would like to manage this list, then follow the steps below:

  1. Go to and login to your profile if you haven’t already;
  2. Go to your Twitter profile page and select “Settings and privacy”;
  3. Select “Muted accounts”. Here you will see all of the profiles that you have muted earlier;
  4. You will be able to select all of them or just a few of them, and unmute, block or report them.

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I hope that you found this guide helpful and were able to mute someone on Twitter. If you have any more questions, let me know in the comments below!

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