How to unmute someone on Facebook? (2022)

How to unmute someone on Facebook? (2022)
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Wondering how to unmute someone on Facebook? You might have muted the person to stop receiving their updates on your Newsfeed.

Now, if you want to unmute the person, then this is the right guide to help you with the process.

How to unmute on Facebook?

Here we will discuss the process to unmute someone on Facebook through the Facebook app and through the desktop.

How to unmute on the Facebook app?

Follow the below steps to unmute someone on Facebook through the Facebook app

Open the Facebook app.

Click on the 3 horizontal lines icon near the Notification icon on the top right of the page. 

Unmute someone on Facebook

Scroll down to find the “Settings & Privacy” and click on the down arrow across that. 

Click on the “Settings”. 

Click on the “News Feed” under Preferences. 

Unmute someone on FB

Now you have landed on the “News Feed preferences” page. Click on the “Reconnect”. 

Now you could see the people and pages that you have unfollowed. Click on the page or people whom you want to follow or unmute now. 

How to unmute someone on Facebook through a browser on a desktop or laptop?

Follow the below steps to unmute someone on Facebook through the browser on a desktop or laptop

Login to your Facebook profile.

Click on the “Account” (down arrow icon) near the Notification icon seen on the top right of the page. 

Unmute someone on Facebook through desktop or laptop

Click on the “Settings & Privacy”. 

Click on the “News Feed preferences”. 

Now you have landed on the “News Feed preferences” page. Click on the “Reconnect”. 

Unmute someone on Fb through desktop or laptop

Now you could see the people, pages etc. that you have unfollowed. Click on the plus icon near the person or page to whom you want to reconnect. 

Unmute on Fb through desktop or laptop

How can to unmute stories on Facebook?

When you mute a story from a person, Page, or group, their story will no longer appear at the top of your News Feed. Muting someone’s story is different from unfriending or unfollowing them. When you mute someone’s story, you will still remain friends with them and you’ll still see their posts in your News Feed.

You can unmute stories only through the Facebook app.

Follow the below steps to unmute stories on Facebook 

Open the Facebook app.

Click on the 3 horizontal lines icon near the Notification icon on the top right of the page. 

Click on the 3 horizontal lines icon near the Notification icon on the top right of the page. 

Unmute stories on Facebook

Scroll down to find “Stories” and click on that. 

Unmute Facebook stories

Click on the “Stories you’ve muted”. 

Now you can see the person’s name whom you have muted. 

Click on “Unmute”.  

How to unmute on Facebook Messenger?

The mute feature on Facebook Messenger will disable notifications from the conversation between you and the person who you’ve muted. You will still receive their messages, you just won’t be notified.

Unmuting them will help you to get notifications when they message you.

Follow the below steps to unmute someone on Facebook Messenger.

Open the Messenger app. 

Click on the person you want to unmute.

Click on Turn On.

Unmute on Facebook Messenger

Now you will start getting notifications from them.

How do you unmute a group chat on Facebook Messenger ?

Follow the below steps to unmute someone on Facebook Messenger.

Open the Messenger app. 

Click on the person you want to unmute.

Click on Turn On.

Now you will start getting notifications from the group chat.

FAQs

If someone muted me on Facebook, can I unmute them?

We can rarely know if someone muted us because Facebook doesn’t give a notification when someone mute us. Only the muted person can only unmute us.

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about how to unmute someone on Facebook. Kindly let us know if you have any queries.