Texting is now a major form of communication, and while the number of people using phones has decreased in recent years, text messaging still remains one of the most popular modes of communication. However, as people use texting more often, there comes a time when they might need to mute their phone or erase a message. Here are some tips on how to do these two tasks with ease!
How To Unmute Text Messages On Android
If you want to unmute a text message on Android, there are a few different ways to do it.
Method 1: from the Messages app, tap the conversation you want to unmute, and then tap the menu button (three lines in from the top, on orange background). From the menu that pops up, select “Options.” Under “Text Messages,” scroll down until you see “Unmute Conversation” and tap it. Then, under “Mute Options,” uncheck the box next to the conversation and tap OK.
Method 2: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen on your Android phone and then tap the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner of the Photos app. From the menu that pops up, select “More.” Under “Shared Links,” find and tap the conversation you want to unmute.
Tap its name in the list and then tap “Options.” Under “Text Messages,” scroll down until you see “Unmute Conversation” and tap it. Then, under “Mute Options,” uncheck the box next to the conversation and tap OK.
What Are the Problems with Texts?
Texting is one of the most popular activities on Android because it’s so easy and fast. But there are some problems with texting that can be frustrating. For example, if you want to respond to a text message but the phone is in your pocket, you have to take your phone out and open the app.
Or if you’re in a meeting and you get a text message, you have to interrupt the meeting to answer it. And if you accidentally send a text message while your phone is still ringing, you have to wait until it stops ringing before you can answer it.
There are also some security concerns with texting. If your phone is stolen, someone could easily see what texts you’ve been sending and receiving. And if someone breaks into your house and gets access to your phone, they could also see what texts you’ve been sending.
So what are the problems with texting? For one, it can be inconvenient to have to take your phone out of your pocket or interrupt important work when you get a text message. Texting also puts your privacy at risk since anyone who has access to your phone could see what texts you’ve been sending.
How to Unmute a Single Message on Android
If you have a message that you want to keep but can’t hear because it’s being muted, you can unmute the message by following these steps
1. Open the messaging app and find the message that you want to unmute.
2. Tap on the message to open it.
3. On the top right of the message, tap on the three lines in a circle icon that appears.
4. Under “Unmute Conversation,” tap on the checkbox next to “Mute.”
If you want to mute a particular message on your Android phone, but don’t want to mute all the messages in your conversation, you can unmute a single message. To unmute a single message on Android, follow these steps:
1. Open the messaging app on your Android phone and locate the message you want to unmute.
2. Tap the message to open it.
3. On the main screen of the message, tap the three lines in the top-left corner of the screen.
4. Under “Message settings,” tap “Unmute.”
Other Ways to Clear Messages on Android
If you have ever tried to clear a text message on your Android phone
and found that you couldn’t because it was still muted, there are a few other ways to try.
First, if you have a recent version of the Android operating system (4.2 or later), you can use the “index” finger gesture to unmute a message. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen with three fingers then press and hold the message until it disappears from the main screen.
If that doesn’t work, another way is to open the ” Messaging” app and tap on the menu button in the top-right corner. From this menu, you can select “Unmute All,” which will unmute all of your messages.
Finally, if none of these methods work and you really need to clear a text message, there is always the option to delete it.
Android is a versatile OS that can be customized in many ways. One way to customize your Android device is to unmute text messages. This tutorial will show you how to unmute text messages on an Android device.