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).
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.
Select “Your DNA Results Summary.” From your DNA homepage, click “Settings” in the top-right corner. In the DNA Ethnicity and Matches section, click “Change,” then click “Add a person.” Enter their email address or Ancestry username and click “Send Invitation.”
Can you have multiple DNA tests on one Ancestry account?
Tests taken by adults must be activated on separate accounts, but you can have multiple tests appear on your account by having the test owners share their results with you. A test owner can create their own account for free.
Can you have multiple 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.
A linked tree on Ancestry is a family tree that is connected to one or more DNA test results. You can only link your DNA test to one tree at a time.
How do I add my family tree to Ancestry?
From any page on Ancestry, click the Trees tab and select Start a New Tree (if this is your first tree) or Create & Manage Trees > Create a new tree. Click Add Yourself or Add home person. Enter information and click Save or Continue. Click Add Father or Add Mother, enter their information, and click Save.
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.
Can you transfer DNA results to Ancestry?
There is no ability to upload TO Ancestry. You have to test with Ancestry if you want DNA results from Ancestry. In order to upload your Ancestry autosomal DNA file to another testing vendor, or GedMatch, for either matching or ethnicity, you’ll need to first download the file from Ancestry.
Can I add someone else’s DNA on Ancestry?
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. Click Add a person. In the field that appears, enter the email address or Ancestry username of the person you want to invite.
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.
How do I activate my second ancestry DNA test?
Sending someone an activation invitation
- Click here. …
- If you’re signed in to your account, click Yes. …
- Next to Helping activate a DNA kit for another adult?, click Activate here.
- On the Help Another Adult Activate page, enter the test taker’s email address and click Send Activation Invitation.