Questions tagged [mute]

Apply to questions about blocking, usually temporarily, a form of communication, often either notifications from contacts or the audio channel of an audio-visual stream.

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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Is it possible to mute a Gmail conversation?

Use case: I receive some conversation that after a while are not relevant for me anymore. I would like to somehow mute them so that they don't arrive as new and unread emails in my inbox anymore. ...
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Are there are any volume keyboard shortcuts for the YouTube TV application (www.youtube.com/tv)?

I am using the YouTube TV app on a Chrome browser in a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have found the keyboard shortcuts for trickplay J: Rewind K: Play/Pause L: Fastforward but I cannot find the keyboard ...
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Can I mute or disable autoplay for Twitch's featured streams?

Whenever I visit the homepage for Twitch.tv, the currently featured stream automatically starts playing at full volume. Is it possible to mute featured streams on the Twitch homepage? If not, can I ...
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How to turn off “Tap to Unmute” on YouTube?

How do you turn off the "Tap to Unmute" feature on YouTube playlists? I created a long playlist of videos to 'watch later' for the purpose of streaming them to my TV in sequence automatically (...
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How to load all YouTube videos with volume muted?

I spend more time on the computer/internet than on anything else (I know, I know!). Now, I do watch a lot of YouTube videos, but in order to not get distracted I have to launch them with the volume ...
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Marking all further messages in a thread as read in Gmail

I subscribe to a number of mailing lists which occasionally have interesting information but often contain conversations that I am not interested in. Unfortunately, these conversations can often run ...
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Hiding Feedly categories

How can I mute a category from my main feed? I want to only see those feeds when I open the category in the side bar but I don't want them cluttering up my main feed.
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How do you disable the notification alert sounds in the new Google Hangouts?

I found the new Google Hangouts sounds annoying and they don't provide a way to disable them. The only thing you can do is disable notifications entirely, per contact even, not globally. How can you ...
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How can I search for my list of Twitter mutes?

Muting people is sometimes useful to avoid the flood of tweets / mentions in a discussion you're no longer interested in. Sometimes it's only temporary, so... How can I view a list of all the people ...
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How does 'muting' work for Gmail?

My understanding was that when you "muted" a conversation in Gmail, future emails came in but they didn't bring that conversation back into the inbox. I clearly don't understand how this feature ...
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How to mute an email thread in Google Inbox mobile web app?

In Gmail, email threads can be muted. How can they be muted in the Google Inbox mobile web interface?
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How to stop receiving email notifications for specific comment threads on YouTube?

Whenever I reply to a comment on YouTube, I am automatically subscribed to all replies to that same comment. Usually this is what I want, as the comments emailed to me are usually replies to what I ...
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If I mute a copyrighted song in a YouTube video and “save as” will I lose the URL?

We have a video up online for which we bought a license for the song, but the period of time for which we paid is over. I wanted to mute the video. YouTube even provides the option to remove the song. ...
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Gmail “Mute” not working

Gmail is still delivering muted emails to my Priority Inbox's "Unread" section, despite the fact that I don't have any filter that would tell it to do this, and despite the fact I'm not in the ...
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Disable Gmail “muting” feature to prevent accidental muting

I recently muted a conversation by accident and thus didn't see replies to it, so I went back and found others via https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#muted which I had unintentionally muted. Since I ...
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Difference between “Mute conversation” and “Turn off chat for x”? - Facebook

Suppose I'm chatting with Pitter. What is the difference between "Mute conversation" and "Turn off chat for Pitter" on Facebook?
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Do Google+'s machine learning algorithms use mute post information?

I've been using Google+ frequently and have taken to muting posts in which I am disinterested. I know Google+ uses machine learning algorithms to determine what content should be displayed to me. The ...
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Mute Facebook comment threads after clicking Like

When I Like or comment on a Facebook entry, I get notified on every single comment for the rest of the thread. Sometimes I want that, and sometimes I don't. I know I can opt out of these ...
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Can I mute a friend on Foursquare?

Is there a way to not get notified when a certain user checks in? They somehow manage over 500 points a day, checking into "somewhere" every few minutes, and it's creating too much noise in my ...
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How to mute tweets but not their replies in Tweetdeck?

I would like to mute some of my friends but still see their tweets when they @mention me. When I mute them, all their tweets become invisible. Is there a way to achieve this?
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How can I mute a Google+ circle?

I've seen that the main stream is composed of all the singular streams from the various circles. I can mute a single post or contact, but not a circle (all the posts coming from people belonging to ...
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YouTube videos automatically set to mute

YouTube videos have all started playing with the audio slider set to mute. I can slide the volume on for each video to hear the audio, but when opening a new video it's also automatically set to mute. ...
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Is it possible to use Gmail filters to mute a conversation?

I've tried using a filter to skip the Inbox, but when someone else replies to the original email it ends up in the Inbox again.
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How to mute everyone but myself on a Hangout?

My students have been asking for online tutoring sessions. At school, it is often done by other teachers, and all of them use the Facebook Live platform. It is generally well-received, but I don't ...
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Am I using the Gmail 'mute' properly?

I tried to search for some answers, both here and on forums but it's very hard to find a reliable one as Google has changed its functionality couple of times so old answers don't apply anymore. I'm ...
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Why doesn't the Gmail “mute” button show up for me?

In Gmail, there's a nice feature where you can "mute" a thread so that new replies on it no longer get marked as new, so that you aren't bothered by them any more. (Supposedly. I've never actually ...
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Can I disable “mute” in Gmail video chat?

I really like to use the video chat built in to Gmail to let my baby son and my grandma talk to each other. The problem is that he really likes to get up close to the camera and "type" on the keyboard ...