Gmail – How To Mute, Unmute An Email Conversation

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on December 7, 2010


There are times when you may not want certain email conversations to appear in your inbox, you need to mute these conversations so they stop showing up when ever a new message is added. In such case you can easily mute or hide a conversation by selecting mute option under more options menu.

How To Silent, Ignore Email Conversation In Gmail

To mute or silent a conversation, simply press “m” shortcut key when reading the conversation (email view opened). All future emails to the conversation will bypass the Inbox so that the conversation stays archived in Gmail and not popping up in Inbox view. Other that using keyboard shortcut, users can also click and select “Mute” from “More Actions…” drop down menu as shown in the image below.

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How To Unmute, Move Muted Email Conversation To Inbox

First do a search for messages by typing the following keyword


as shown in the image below

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Now select the email conversation and then select the unmute option under more options as shown in the image below. 12-7-2010 12-34-36 AM

Hope you find the above steps easy to follow.

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