Add a Family Tree to Your DNA Test Results

Adding a family tree to your DNA testing results can dramatically improve your experience working with DNA matches. When you add a tree to your AncestryDNA, FamilyTreeDNA or MyHeritage DNA test, this activates tools that help you compare trees with your DNA matches and reconstruct your relationships.

23andMe is a little different, which you can read about below. Living DNA doesn’t yet offer tree-matching tools.

First, of course, you need to HAVE a family tree. Need help building or finding one? Read 3 Ways to Get a Family Tree Quickly.

Next, choose your DNA testing company (below) to see how to attach your family tree.

Take your DNA learning to the next level

Get step-by-step instructions for using your DNA to build your family tree with Your DNA Guide—the Book. Learn how to organize and identify your DNA matches and use them to find missing ancestors and solve family mysteries.