How to Mute Mail Threads on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Sharing the iOS 13 Mail application with Mute buttonKhamosh Pathak

There is no way to leave email conversations if someone accidentally clicks the "Reply All" button. What you can do is put the conversation on mute to disable notifications. Here's how to disable chats on your iPhone, iPad or Mac using the Mail app.

How to disable email threads on iPhone and iPad

To disable a thread on an iPhone or iPad, you need to run iOS 13 or iPadOS 13 and higher.

There are two ways to do that. The first works without even opening the email. You can also deactivate a message from the answer menu.

If you are in the inbox, slide your finger on an email and select the "More" option.

Swipe left and press the More button

In the pop-up window, press the "Mute" button.

Press the Mute button

The email will now have a small "Bell" icon to inform you that the thread has been muted.

Check the Mute symbol on muted threads

If the e-mail is already open, press the "Reply" button in the lower right corner.

Press the Reply button

Then scroll down a little until you see the option "Mute". Press the button to cut the thread.

Press the Mute button in the share sheet.

If you want to reactivate the thread later, follow the same process and press the "Disable" option.

Tap the Enable Sound button on the share sheet.

How to disable chat threads on Mac

Open the Mail application on your Mac running. macOS Catalina. Then select an email or several emails. In the top toolbar, locate the "Bell" icon and click on it.

Click the Mute button to cut the thread

The icon will become a bell icon with a dash through it. This means that the conversation has been muted.

You can also mute a conversation by right-clicking an email in the list and selecting the "Mute" option.

Click Mute on the menu

To reactivate a thread, click the "Disable" button again on the toolbar.

Click the Enable Sound button to enable the thread.

This is one of the new features of iOS 13. Take a look at our list of the most interesting new features for iOS 13 and, once the update is updated, try trying the new dark mode.

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