Mute a topic

Messages from muted topics do not show up in All messages or generate notifications (including alert word notifications), unless you are @-mentioned. They also do not contribute to stream unread counts.

Muted topics still appear in the left sidebar, though they are grayed out.

Mute or unmute a topic from the left sidebar

  1. On the left, click on the stream that contains the topic you want to mute or unmute.

  2. Hover over the topic to reveal a down chevron () to its right. Click on the down chevron ().

  3. Select Mute (or unmute) the topic <topic name>.

Mute or unmute a topic from the message view

  1. Find a message belonging to the topic that you wish to mute or unmute.

  2. Hover over a message to reveal three icons on the right.

  3. Click the down chevron ().

  4. Select Mute (or unmute) the topic <topic name>.

See your list of muted topics

  1. From your desktop, click on the gear () in the upper right corner.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. On the left, click Muted topics.

From there, you can also unmute any muted topics.