WhatsApp has now introduced an ‘Always’ mute option that would allow users to mute the notifications of a WhatsApp chat or a group forever. Earlier there were only three mute options – 8 Hours, 1 Week, and 1 Year, but now instead of a year, you can mute a chat forever.
After sufficient testing by WhatsApp, the Always mute option for a long time. And now it has finally released it for everyone and it is worth noting that once you mute a chat, you will receive messages sent to the group, but your phone will not vibrate or make noise when they’re received.
The step-by-step guide to mute WhatsApp chats:
1) Open the WhatsApp chat you wish to mute, then tap the group subject.
2) You can also swipe the group to the left in the Chats tab. Then tap More > Mute.
3) You will get three options – 8 Hours, 1 Week, and Always.
4) Select the length of time you would like to mute notifications for.
Your WhatsApp chat will be muted as per the requirement based on the selection of time duration.