Tag Archive: Mute


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 good  [Read More…]

Use Hold Instead Of Mute On Your iPhone [iOS Tips]

Here’s another one of those quirky, brilliant hidden features of the iPhone’s operating system. I’m sure you’ve all muted a phone call while on the line with someone, right? What about when you’re on speaker phone? Mute makes sure that the other person can’t hear you, but you certainly can still hear them. That can be frustrating, especially when in a room with other folks, like during an interview.

Sometimes it’s just  [Read More…]

Tweetbot For Mac Updated With Profile Editing, Mute Keywords, Gif Support, And More

You can now edit your Twitter profile inside Tweetbot for Mac.

The Tweetbot for Mac public Alpha has received a significant update today that packs several new features, including the ability to edit a profile. Borrowing from the popular iOS version of Tweetbot, users can now setup muted keywords on the Mac. Many of you will be happy to learn that animated support for .gif images (like these) have been baked into  [Read More…]

Mute Notification Center Alert Sounds in OS X Mountain Lion

Mute Notification Center alert sounds in OS X

Notification Center is a great addition to OS X Mountain Lion but the alert sounds can be pretty annoying if you have a lot going on. Rather than muting all system audio to hush the constant chiming, you can directly silence notifications on a per-app basis.

Open System Preferences from ? Apple menu and click the “Notifications” menu Select apps from the left and uncheck  [Read More…]

Mute the Mac Boot Chime with StartNinja for OS X Lion

StartNinja for OS X Lion mutes the boot chime on Macs Macs have always had the classic boot chime that announces the system has begun startup or has rebooted, but if you�re in a quiet place you don�t always want that sound to play. You may know that you can temporarily mute the Mac by holding down the Mute key during boot or reboot, but if you are looking for a more  [Read More…]