How do I hide leaf hints on my Ancestry family tree?

What does the leaf mean on Ancestry?

The Shared Ancestry Hint looks at people that you are directly descended from in your family tree. In other words, ancestors that you share DNA with. So when you see a shaky leaf in your DNA results, it means that we’ve spotted an ancestor that both you and your DNA match have in common, and share DNA with.

Are hints accurate in Ancestry com?

No one independently verifies the hints or information in family trees. The good news is that most of the time, the hints correctly match your relative with records or other trees. But a significant portion of the time, the information is incorrect or doesn’t relate to anyone in your family tree.

How do you make things private on Ancestry?

Changing your privacy settings

  1. In your tree, click the tree name menu and select Tree Settings.
  2. On the Tree Settings page, select the Privacy Settings tab.
  3. Select Public Tree or Private Tree. …
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Save Changes.


How do you float trees on Ancestry?


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How do I delete a hint on Ancestry?

Once you’re on the correct page, you’ll see a “More Options” button at the far right side of each “fact” or “hint” you’ve accepted. Click on “More Options” and you’ll be given the option to “Remove” that “fact” or “hint.”

How do I turn off Quick Fill suggestions on Ancestry?

Turning member tree hints and potential relative hints on or off. (or from any page on Ancestry, select your name or username in the top-right corner > Account Settings > Trees (on the left side). Select Member tree hints or Potential relatives not yet in your tree and toggle on or off.

Can you turn off hints for certain people Ancestry?

Turning member tree hints and potential relative hints on or off. (or from any page on Ancestry, select your name or username in the top-right corner > Account Settings > Trees (on the left side). Select Member tree hints or Potential relatives not yet in your tree and toggle on or off.

Why am I not getting hints on Ancestry?

If you aren’t seeing “new” hints for a part of the family you haven’t worked on in awhile, go do some activity in that part of the tree. Add some facts, attach a record — do something. That will tell Ancestry that your interest now is in that part of the family tree and will jumpstart the hinting for those people.

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