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How to mute someone on Snapchat and limit notifications from them

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snapchat logo behind woman's silhouette holding a smartphoneThere are two ways you can mute someone on Snapchat.

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  • You can mute a friend on Snapchat to get fewer notifications without unfriending the individual.
  • To disable message notifications, go to Chat Settings by tapping and holding the conversation you want to mute.
  • You can also mute someone’s Snapchat Stories and notifications through the Story Settings option.

Managing notifications from friends is always a bit of a balancing act; you want to stay connected, but you might not want to be inundated with their content every time they send you a message or post a story. 

Snapchat understands this and gives you multiple tools for muting people whom you might not want to hear from all the time. In fact, you can disable notifications for a friend’s messages, and separately mute someone’s Snapchat Stories, so they don’t pop to the top of your feed when they create or add to a story. 

How to mute someone’s message notifications on Snapchat

1. In the Snapchat app, tap the Chat icon at the bottom of the screen. 

2. Tap and hold a conversation with a friend you want to mute notifications for.

3. Tap Chat Settings.

The Chat page in Snapchat.Tap and hold a conversation to see the Chat Settings option.

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4. Turn off Message Notifications by swiping the button to the left. You can also turn off Game and Mini Notifications by swiping that button to the left. 

5. Tap Done.

The Chat Settings menu in Snapchat.You can disable notifications about specific conversations in the Chat Settings menu.

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How to mute someone’s Snapchat Stories

1. In the Snapchat app, tap the Chat icon at the bottom of the screen. 

2. Tap and hold a conversation with a friend for whom you want to mute Snapchat Stories.

3. Tap Story Settings.

4. Turn on Mute Story by swiping the button to the right and confirm you want to do this by tapping Mute in the popup window. If Story Notifications was turned on, it’ll automatically turn off. 

5. Tap Done.

Mute Story options in Snapchat.To mute notifications about a friend’s Snapchat Stories, go to Story Settings.

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