A DNA test can be linked to only one tree at a time. If you want identical trees on two accounts, you can copy a family tree from one account to another. To link a DNA test to a tree that’s on a different account, share the DNA test to the account the tree is on (not vice versa).
Can I have two trees on Ancestry?
It’s not currently possible to split family trees on Ancestry®, but there are two ways to get similar results: duplicating your tree, and saving people from one tree to another. For help merging your tree, see Merging Ancestry® Family Trees.
Sharing your tree
- From any page on Ancestry, click the Trees tab and select a tree.
- In the top-right corner of your tree, click Share.
- To share your tree via email, click Email or Username; to get a link you can share, click Shareable Link.
How many trees can you have on Ancestry?
There is no limit to the number of trees that you can create on Ancestry. There support documentation has no upper threshold for Ancestry members. You can create as many as you need for your genealogy research. At the time of writing this, there were 12 million family trees on Ancestry.
Can I activate more than one ancestry DNA kit?
Each adult who takes the test must activate it on their own Ancestry account. With the exception of tests for minor children, only one DNA kit may be activated on one account. To invite another adult to activate their kit, see our article about helping another adult activate an AncestryDNA kit.
How do I expand my family tree on Ancestry?
Zoom ? you can zoom in or out by clicking the plus or minus icons or by dragging the side bar. I like to expand branches of my family then zoom all the way out for a star-like view of my tree.
Can you delete a tree on Ancestry?
Deleting a tree you created
From any page on Ancestry, click the Trees tab and select a family tree. in the top-left corner and select Tree Settings. In the bottom-right corner of the Tree Settings page, click the Delete your tree link.
Many people who do DNA tests with Ancestry DNA don’t know that they can build a family tree and attach it to their DNA results. In the image above, you can see “unlinked tree” next to my DNA match’s name. This means that they have a family tree on their account that is not linked to their DNA results.
Can others see my family tree on Ancestry?
If your tree is private: Other users cannot view the contents of your tree. However, limited information about deceased individuals in your tree (name, birth year, birthplace, and any documents you upload) will appear in search results within Ancestry Community sites.
How do I manage multiple Ancestry accounts?
From any page on Ancestry, click the DNA tab and select Your DNA Results Summary. From your DNA homepage, click Settings in the top-right corner. Scroll to the Privacy section > Sharing Preferences and click Change next to DNA Ethnicity and Matches. To change someone’s role, click their role and select a different one.
How do you spit in Ancestry DNA?
Do NOT eat, drink, smoke or chew gum for 30 minutes before giving your saliva sample. Fill the tube with saliva to the black wavy line. Fill the tube until your saliva (not including bubbles) is at or just above the wavy line. It’s easy—that’s less than ¼ teaspoon.
Should I let Ancestry store my DNA?
There is no reason that benefits the customer to allow Ancestry to archive their DNA. If you opt-in to Ancestry’s Human Diversity Project, Ancestry will retain your DNA sample for additional processing. You must explicitly choose to archive or not during kit activation.