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Share and Compare

The Share and Compare feature allows you to explore how your ancestry has been passed down in your family tree.

Below you can find a list of common questions:

  • How can I add someone to my tree if I’m already sharing?
  • How to add information about my ancestors to my tree.
  • How to remove a person in my pedigree?
How can I add someone to my tree if I’m already sharing?

You can add someone with whom you are sharing to your tree by following the instructions below:

  1. In the Share and Compare feature, click the place in the tree that correctly represents their relationship to you.
  2. If the relative is sharing genomes with you, select his or her name from the Connections dropdown menu.
  3. Select Update to save your changes.
How to add information about my ancestors to my tree?

You can add information about your ancestors* to your pedigree by following the instructions below:

  1. In the Share and Compare feature, click the place in the tree that correctly represents their relationship to you.
  2. If the relative is sharing genomes with you, select his or her name from the Connections dropdown menu.
  3. Otherwise, click on the invite button to add the name of the relative.

*The pedigree tree is intended to trace close relatives such as grandparents, parents, and siblings; there is not an option to add more distant relatives such as great-grandparents or great-great grandparents.

How do I remove a person in my pedigree?

You can remove a person in your pedigree by following the instructions below:

  1. In the Share and Compare feature, click on the person whom you would like to remove.
  2. Click on the “Remove from your tree” link.

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