How To See Muted Status in WhatsApp in New Update.

How To See Muted Status in WhatsApp in New Update

WhatsApp’s status feature allows you to share text, photos, videos, and GIF updates with your contacts. These updates automatically delete after 24 hours. Previously, WhatsApp had a Status tab where you could view the status updates of all your contacts. However, in a recent update, this tab has been replaced with the Updates tab. In this tab, in addition to your contacts’ status updates, WhatsApp Channels are also displayed.

If you are unsure about how to find muted status Option in this new update, there is no need to worry, as in this blog post today, I will provide a complete guide on how to see for muted status and how to unmute them.

Quick Tips on how to see muted status in WhatsApp's new update.

A few days ago, when I attempted to Unmute some contacts, I couldn’t find muted status updates because WhatsApp’s appearance had changed. However, after a little research, I was able to easily locate them. So, I thought of writing a blog post to help other users who may be having The Same Problem.

Understanding Muting Status

WhatsApp’s Muting Status is a helpful feature that enables you to silence status updates from a specific contact. This feature ensures that their status updates appear in a separate tab instead of the regular WhatsApp Status tab. It comes in handy when you want to avoid viewing the status updates of a particular person.

If you have a lot of contacts and only want to see the status of a few, you can mute the contacts that you don’t need to see. This feature will help you keep your status feed neat and tidy, and focus on the contacts that matter most.

It’s possible that some of the contacts in your list post status updates that are only relevant to a specific group of people, but you may not be interested in those updates. With this feature, you can easily filter out irrelevant information and focus only on the status updates that matter to to you.

How to see muted status updates on WhatsApp

1. Open the WhatsApp app on your mobile device.

2. Tap the “Updates” tab, usually located at the top of the screen alongside the Chats and Calls tabs.

3. Tap On Three Dots.

4. From the menu that appears, select “Muted Status.” This option lets you view status updates from contacts you’ve muted.

Screenshots Instructions To Access Muted Statuses in WhatsApp.

Now, you can easily see the status updates from muted contacts


To unmute a status on WhatsApp, follow these steps:

1. First, open your WhatsApp app.

2. Tap on the “Updates” tab.

3. Tap on the three dots.

4. Select “Muted Status.

5. Now, long-press on the contact whose status you want to unmute and tap on the “Unmute” option.

Screenshots instructions To Unmute WhatsApp Status.

Simply follow these simple steps, and you’ll be able to unmute a status on WhatsApp.

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WhatsApp regularly provides new updates and adds new features to improve its platform for users. When a new version is released, the look undergoes some changes, which can sometimes lead to confusion among users. Similarly, in the version update, the “Status” tab was replaced with the “Updates” tab, causing users to face difficulties in finding or managing muted status updates.

I have completely explained this in the blog post. If you wish to view muted status updates, go to the “Updates” tab, Tap on the three dots, And Tap On Muted Status.

To unmute, long-press the contact in the muted status list and tap on “Unmute.”

This is a straightforward task, and I encourage you to try it now. If you encounter any problems, please feel free to leave a comment below or contact us through the Contact Page for assistance.


What does “Muted Status” mean on WhatsApp?

Muted Status on WhatsApp means the updates from contacts that you’ve chosen to silence. These updates won’t appear in your regular status feed.

Why would I want to mute a contact’s status on WhatsApp?

Muting a contact’s status helps you declutter your status feed. It lets you choose whose updates you want to see.

Do muted status updates unmute by themselves after some time?

No, they don’t. Muted status updates stay muted until you decide to unmute them.

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