This wikiHow teaches you how to mute a WhatsApp group chat and prevent group notifications from appearing on your home screen on Android.
Step 1. Open WhatsApp Messenger
The WhatsApp icon looks like a green speech bubble with a white phone inside.
Step #2. Tap on CALLS tab
If WhatsApp opens on another page, go back and open your CALL tab. It shows a list of all your personal and group chat conversations.
Step #3. Tap on a group chat
This opens the conversation in full screen.
Step #4. Tap on the three vertical dots icon
This is your chat menu button in the top right corner of your screen. It opens a drop-down menu with options to manage the group chat.
Step 5. Select Mute from the menu
A pop-up window will open to set your mute options. Muting disables the sound and vibration when someone sends a message to the group.
Step 6. Select the duration you want to mute the group for
You can choose between 8 o'clock, 1 week, and 1 year.
Step 7. Uncheck the Show notifications box
This option is at the bottom of the pop-up window under the option 1 year. This will prevent notifications from popping up on your device's home screen or in your notification area when someone in the group posts.
Step 8. Tap OK
This will confirm your settings and mute the group for the duration you selected.