Tag Archive: Mute


How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

Want to turn off sound on an iPad and mute the audio? You can do that rather simply, though it’s easy to overlook. The iPad and iPad Pro have a designated software mute switch, which when activated will silence the sound coming from the device. While older iPad models had a hardware mute switch, the … Read More

Can You Disable Presidential Alerts on iPhone? Or Mute Them?

Did your iPhone start playing a loud alarm sound with an Emergency Alert notice or Presidential Alert message on your screen? Then you may have received the test of the “Presidential Alert” from the Emergency Alerts system sent to your phone! Indeed most Americans received an alert on their cell phone (iPhone or Android) that … Read More

How to Mute Dial Sounds on iPhone

iPhone users may wonder how they can mute the dialing sound effects that are played when a phone number is being dialed into the numeric keypad on an iPhone. Each time you press a number button on the phone keyboard, a new sound effect plays. Some of you may be thinking, that’s great and all … Read More

How to Mute an Entire Web Site in Chrome

The Chrome web browser now allows you to mute any website completely. This is great if you often visit a website that frequently has auto-playing videos or auto-play audio that you’re constantly having to mute, or find and pause – a fairly common situation with many news and sports websites – since you can mute … Read More

How to Mute Tabs in Chrome Playing Audio / Video

Want to mute audio blasting from a browser tab in Google Chrome? Of course you do! Few things are more annoying when browsing the web than autoplaying video and autoplaying audio that starts when you load a web page. Rather than frantically trying to locate the offending media source of blasting, a better approach is … Read More

How to Filter & Mute Unknown Senders Messages from Known Contacts in iOS

iPhone and iPad users can opt to use a new “Filter Unknown Senders” feature in the iOS messaging app which will automatically hush and separate inbound messages that are coming from unrecognized contacts. This is extremely useful if your phone number is publicly listed on a web site like Craigslist, or if you just happen … Read More

How to Mute Conversations in Messages for Mac with Do Not Disturb

With the Mac Messages app able to send and receive text messages along with iMessages, you’ll be in greater contact with friends, family, and anyone else who sends you a message. This is usually a good thing, but sometimes you’ll find yourself as a recipient to a conversation that just isn’t necessary to follow. For … Read More

How to Mute Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

Group messaging is one of those features that’s great when you want to be in a group conversation, and completely annoying when you don’t want your iPhone to be included in a barrage of group text messages. A new feature in iOS aims to relieve the latter situation, when your iPhone or iPad is being … Read More

Ignore Jay-Z more with new Twitter mute button

If silence is golden then Twitter’s new mute feature is like King Midas, turning every annoying miscreant and troll in your feed into an unseeable nothing. The new mute feature is rolling out today for people who use Twitter on…Read more ›

Mutator, A Plug-In Mute Switch For Your iPhone, iPad, iPod

The Mutator is a hardware mute switch for your iPhone. What’s that you say? You already have a hardware mute switch on your iPhone? Well, yes you do. But – as the poor fellow who caused Mahlergate found out – mute doesn’t always mean “mute”.

When you slide the iPhone’s mute switch, it silences most hints, but it won’t silence any alarms or alerts you have set. This is usually a  [Read More…]