How to mute words on Twitter Timeline

June 2, 2020

Sometimes, our Twitter Timeline displays content we would not like to show or read. For this reason and many others, the micro-blogging site makes it easy to remove names or tags you would like to hide from your Timeline. Here’s a short tutorial to guide you about how to mute words on Twitter or hashtags from your Twitter Timeline and avoid potential spoilers.

Mute Twitter Word

How to mute words on Twitter mobile app?

Every social networking site has its fair share of downsides or shortcomings but that doesn’t mean you have to continuously bear with it. In addition to muting conversations or other accounts on Twitter, you can also mute a specific word/s or hashtags Here’s how to mute words on Twitter!

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  1. Launch the Twitter mobile app
  2. Tap on your prfile pic.
  3. Choose Settings and privacy.
  4. Scroll down to the privacy and safety section.
  5. Tap the Muted Words setting.
  6. Hit the Add button.
  7. save the list of muted words.
  8. Configure other options.

Notifications for muted words and hashtags are applicable to replies and mentions.

How to mute words on Twitter?

Launch your mobile Twitter app for iOS.

Settings and Privacy
Settings and Privacy

Tap the Profile picture and from the list of options displayed therein, select the Settings and privacy option.

Privacy and Safety
Privacy and Safety

Scroll down to the Privacy and safety setting.

Muted Words Entry
Muted Words Entry

Expand the Muted words section.

Add Button
Add Button

When directed to a new screen, tap the Add button, visible at the bottom of the screen.

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Add Muted Words
Add Muted Words

Add a word, phrase, @username or hashtag at a time you would like to mute and save the list.

Delete Muted Words
Delete Muted Words

If you miss out on a word or a phrase, tap the Edit link and add or delete a word.

Edit Muted Word Screen
Edit Muted Word Screen

When done, check the From anyone or From people you don't follow option.

Hereafter, twitter muted words will stop appearing on your Twitter Timeline.

Why are my muted words still showing on twitter?

If you find Twitter still throwing posts with words you have muted earlier on your timeline, don't be surprised. it's a system issue. The company is undertaking all the efforts and trying to fix it. you should see the issue resolved, soon!

For more information visit Twitter. Also, read our earlier tutorial - How to see trends for specific location from your Twitter account.

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