How to Mute Words on Twitter (X)?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes

Hey there! Ready to take control of your Twitter (X) feeds? Say goodbye to unnecessary distractions and hello to a more focused X (formerly Twitter) experience! Walk with us and learn how to mute words on Twitter (X), filter out the noise, and focus on what truly matters.

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Steps to Mute Words on Twitter (X)

Below are steps to filter out unwanted phrases.

Step 1:

Open your Twitter (X) app and tap on your “Profile” icon in the top left corner of your mobile screen.

Step 2:

From the drop-down menu, look at the bottom and tap “Settings & Support.”

Step 3:

A sub-drop-down menu will pop up; tap “Settings and privacy.”

Step 4:

Look for and tap “Privacy and safety” in settings.

Step 5:

Tap on “Mute and block” from the privacy list.

Step 6:

Tap on “Muted words.”

Step 7:

On Muted words main page, tap on the blue “+” (Create) icon to mute your unwanted words.

Step 8:

Enter your muted words or phrases. You can choose to mute the word from your timeline only or from both your timeline and notifications. This flexibility ensures you still receive important updates while filtering out unwanted content. You can also set the duration.

After entering the word and choosing your preferred muting options, tap on the “Save” button. Twitter (X) will instantly apply your mute settings, and you’ll immediately notice the difference in your feed.

That’s it! You’ve successfully muted words on Twitter (X). Now, enjoy a more peaceful browsing experience.  Remember, muting words is a powerful tool to control your Twitter (X) experience. It’s perfect for filtering out spoilers, unwanted discussions, or any topic that you’d prefer not to see.


How do you block topics and words on Twitter?

Go to Privacy and Safety> Tap on muted words and block > Add your unwanted words and phrases here.

How do I temporarily mute a topic on Twitter?

To temporarily mute a topic on Twitter, on to the search results page, tap on the three-dot menu next to the topic, and select “Mute this conversation” – it will be muted for 24 hours.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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