Using DNA data on different genealogy sites?

Can I use my AncestryDNA results on other sites?

If you did a DNA test with Ancestry, you might be surprised to know that you can use your Ancestry DNA on other sites. In fact, this is a really great way to get maximum value for your investment, and for you to learn as much as you possibly can from your DNA.

Can you link AncestryDNA results to more than one tree?

Linking to two trees



A DNA test can be linked to only one tree at a time. If you want identical trees on two accounts, 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).

Do Ancestry and 23andMe share databases with each other?

Ancestry.com and 23andMe are separate companies that mostly do not share data with each other.

Can you have multiple DNA tests on Ancestry?

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 upload ancestry DNA to MyHeritage?

Since 2016, MyHeritage has allowed users who have already tested their DNA to upload their DNA data from Ancestry, 23andMe and Family Tree DNA. They receive DNA Matches and ethnicity estimates on MyHeritage for free.

Can you link two Ancestry accounts?

If you have multiple accounts on Ancestry® and would like to combine them, or if you want a tree that’s on someone else’s account, you can download (or have the account owner download) the tree as a GEDCOM file from one account and upload it to another account.

How do I link my family tree to another on Ancestry?

In the tree you’ve shared, select the tree name menu in the top-left corner and choose Tree Settings. Select the Invite tab.



  1. From your tree, tap the Share icon .
  2. Select the role you want the person to have and tap Create link.
  3. Send the link to someone. Each person you invite will need a new link.


Can you link AncestryDNA to 23andMe?

Currently, of the five genetic genealogy testing companies, 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, MyHeritage, and LivingDNA, two do not accept transfers: 23andMe and AncestryDNA.

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