Twitter’s Direct Message offers an effective way to chat with friends and followers. To ensure you can reply to any message, the app sends you the push notifications. But at times the never-ending alerts from a DM may distract you while working. If you don’t want those alerts to keep you on tenterhooks anymore, read on to mute Twitter Direct Message notifications on your iPhone/iPad, Android and computer.

You get the option to disable DM notifications for 1 hour, 8 hours, 1 week, or Forever. Even if you turn off alerts from Direct Message conversation, you will continue to get new messages. However, you will not get a notification whenever any new message arrives.

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How to Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on iPhone, Android, or PC

How to Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on iPhone and Android and Mac or Windows PC

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Mute Direct message Notifications in Twitter on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Twitter on your iOS device and tap on Messages tab at the bottom right corner.

Step #2. Now, swipe left on the conversation you want to mute.

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Swipe Right to Left in Direct Message in Twitter on iPhone

Step #3. Tap the bell icon.

Tap on Bell Icon in Twitter DM on iPhone

Step #4. From the pop-up menu, choose the mute time interval 1 hour, 8 hours, 1 week, or Forever.

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Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on iPhoneLater, if you want to unmute the conversation, open the Direct Message inbox and then swipe left on the conversation. Then, tap on muted notifications icon.

Unmute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on iPhone

Mute Direct Message Notifications on Twitter for Android

Step #1. Launch Twitter on your device and go to your Direct Message inbox.

Step #2. Now, the open conversation you want to mute.

Step #3. Next, you need to long-press on the message and tap Mute notifications.

Long press on the Twitter Direct Message Conversation on Android Phone

Step #4. From the pop-up menu, tap on mute notifications and choose the mute time interval: 1 hour, 8 hours, 1 week, or Forever.

Mute Direct Message Notifications on Twitter on Android Device

To unmute the conversation, long-press on the message and tap Unmute notifications.

Unmute Direct Message Notifications on Twitter on Android Phone

Mute Twitter Direct Message From a Push Notification on iPhone and Android

You can also mute alerts from a Direct Message push notifications.

On your iOS device: Simply swipe left on the lock screen push notification and tap on View. Next, tap Mute for 1 hour.

Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications from iPhone Lockscreen

On your Android device: You need to swipe down on the lock screen push notification and then tap on Mute. Now, the notifications from this conversation will be muted for one hour.

Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications from Android Lockscreen

Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on Mac or Windows PC

It’s quite easy to mute or disable DM alerts from the computer is as easier.

Step #1. Open Twitter on your device and click on Messages menu.

Step #2. Now, head over to the Direct Message you want to mute.

Step #3. Next, click on “i” button at the top right corner.

Click on i Button in Twitter on Mac or Windows PC

Step #4. Next up, check the box for Mute notifications.

Click on Mute Notifications in Twitter on Mac or Windows PC

Step #5. Now, a pop-up menu will appear with four options: 1 hour, 8 hour, 1 week, or Forever. Select any option and then click on the Mute button to confirm.

Mute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on PC

From now onwards, you won’t receive notifications from this conversation.

To unmute it, return to conversation and click the information icon and then uncheck the box for Unmute notifications.

Unmute Twitter Direct Message Notifications on PC

That’s all for now, friends! You can follow the same steps mentioned above to turn off alerts from others conversation.

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