How to Mute a Story in Facebook and Facebook Messenger

In this post, you’ll learn how to mute someone’s story in your Facebook Messenger and Facebook.

By muting a story, you are hiding it on Facebook Messenger and Facebook.

I am using Android, PC and iPhone in this case. Let’s begin.

Steps to Mute the Story in Facebook Messenger

iPhone

Open Facebook Messenger.

Hit the Stories tab at the bottom.

Tap on the story of the person you prefer.

Hit the three horizontal dots at the top right.

Tap the Mute Story option.

That’s all.

Here’s an alternative method:

Launch Facebook Messenger.

At the top left, tap your profile picture.

Hit Story which is between Phone Contacts and Avatar.

Tap the Stories You’ve Muted option.

Choose the one you want.

At the top right, hit Apply.

Follow these steps to unhide:

Open Facebook Messenger.

Tap your profile picture in the top left.

Hit Story which is between Phone Contacts and Avatar.

Tap the Stories You’ve Muted option.

Unselect the one you want.

Hit Apply at the top right.

That’s all.

Android

Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Hit People.

Tap the Stories tab.

Hit the story of the person you prefer.

Hit the three vertical dots at the top right.

Tap Mute (first name of person) story.

That’s it.

Here’s an alternate method:

Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Hit People.

Tap the Stories tab.

Long press the story of the person you prefer.

Hit Hide (first name of the person) story option.

Follow these steps to unhide:

Open Facebook Messenger.

Tap your profile picture in the top left.

Hit the Story.

Tap the Stories You’ve Muted option.

Tap Unmute beside the one you want.

In the confirmation popup, hit Show.

That’s all.

Steps to Mute the Story on Facebook

Android

Long press the story you want on the Facebook app Home tab.

Hit Mute (name of the page or group or first name of the person) story.

In the popup, tap Mute.

That’s all.

Here’s an alternate method:

Hit the story you prefer.

Tap the three horizontal dots at the top right.

Hit Mute (name of the page or group or first name of the person) story.

Tap Mute in the popup.

To unhide, follow these steps:

On the Facebook app, hit the Create Story in the Home tab.

Hit the icon at the top right.

Hit the Stories You’ve Muted.

Tap Unmute beside the one you want.

That’s all.

Note: You can also see the muted ones by following these steps:

Hit the three horizontal lines at the top if you’re on Android or bottom if you’re on iPhone.

Tap Settings & Privacy > Settings > Story Settings > Stories you muted.

PC

Sign into Facebook.

On the Home tab, hit the story you prefer.

Hit the three horizontal dots at the top of the story.

Click on Mute (page, profile or group name).

Click on Mute in the confirmation popup.

That’s all.

To unhide, follow these steps:

Go to this URL: Facebook.com/stories. Make sure you’re signed into Facebook before going to this URL.

On the left sidebar, hit Settings.

In the Stories You’ve Muted tab, hit the Unmute beside the one you want to unmute.

That’s all.

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