Mute a topic

Messages from muted topics do not show up in either All messages or Recent conversations, nor do they generate notifications (including alert word notifications), unless you are mentioned. They also do not contribute to stream unread counts.

Mute a topic

  1. Hover over a topic in the left sidebar.

  2. Click on the ellipsis ().

  3. Select Mute topic.

You can also click the mute () icon in the message recipient bar to mute the topic.

  1. Press and hold a topic until the long-press menu appears.

  2. Tap Mute topic.

If you are viewing a single topic, you can access the long-press menu from the bar at the top of the app.

Browse and unmute previously muted topics

  1. Click on the gear () icon in the upper right corner of the web or desktop app.

  2. Select Personal settings.

  3. On the left, click Muted topics.

  4. In the Actions column, click Unmute next to each topic you want to unmute.

  1. Tap the Streams (hash) tab in the upper left corner of the app.

  2. Select a stream containing topics you want to unmute.

  3. Tap the Topics list (list) icon in the upper right corner of the app.

  4. Press and hold a topic until the long-press menu appears.

  5. Tap Unmute topic.

Muted topics are grayed out in the topics list.