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Family Tree DNA Communications
Announcements of changes at Family Tree DNA and to the FTDNA website. This is also for general communications by FTDNA staff.
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23andmeV5 test Now Accepted
by Edison
This forum is for customers to talk about features they would like to see. It may also be used to report potential website issues and account bugs, though you may get faster service by sending those through the Open a Request feature found in the Customer Service link at the top of the forum page.
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1,315 7,730
This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
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281 4,217
FTDNA upload to MyHeritage
by Trof
This is a place for free and open grumbling, griping, and venting about anything and everything about DNA, companies, and genealogy that irks you. You may even come here to complain about the Forums and how they are run.
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1,062 12,700
Current Y-DNA batch# ?
General Interest
Everything you wanted to know about DNA and Genealogy but didn't know where to ask. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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5,494 53,860
How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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284 2,786
Success after 15 years
This is a forum for adoptees and descendants of adoptees to share their research experiences and exchange information as well as tips. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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247 2,103
Ethics of DNA NPE/adoption exposure
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
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350 1,899
Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
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621 10,114
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H1n maternal haplogroup
by Guest
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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218 1,425
Limiting notification e-mails?
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153 896
F1a/F1a1 in the US or Mexico
by cmbravi
Users can exchange advanced information here on mtDNA testing, results, and questions. You must register and sign in to view or post in this forum.
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Last Post: Haplogroup F1a/F1a1
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Haplogroup F1a/F1a1
by cmbravi
Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
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356 3,976
This is an area for those who are new to DNA testing for genealogy can ask about Y-DNA STR based tests and their test results. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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635 4,387
This forum is for those new to personal ancestry testing on the direct paternal line with Y-DNA SNP tests. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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289 2,380
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
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1,322 12,257
YDNA 67: sure or probable?
by EdQu
Users can talk about SNP based tests such as single SNP testing by Sanger sequencing, Geno 2.0 chip based testing, and next-generation sequencing tests like BIG Y.
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272 2,888
Nevgen and Steven Morse predictors
by cswink
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
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480 6,536
Chuvashia = Finland?
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
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Last Post: The vitagene test
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The vitagene test
The X-Chromosome
This forum is for newbie topics about the X-Chromosome. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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184 1,194
John McCoy
Help understanding X match
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
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Last Post: X-DNA bug
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X-DNA bug
Group Administrators Forums
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131 766
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
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Jim Barrett
Cant log in
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281 696
How to contact a project manager
by CWC1
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Oliver Newbie
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JOHNSTON Phylogenetic Tree
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Which ancient British group?
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  • migoblu
    Get error when uploading ANcestryDNA
    I get this error when trying to upload raw DNA file from AncstryDNA:

    The specified file '' could not be uploaded. The file is an unsupported version or in a corrupt/malformed format. Please place an order for Family Finder or download the file and try again....
    15th May 2017, 07:45 PM
  • GuyM
    M23 question
    Hi hope this is the right place, this is my first post on this site.

    Just got my Nat Geo (Helix) results. Showed I was all 99% European. Didn't say what the other 1% was.
    76 North Western
    10 North Eastern
    13 Southern & Italy

    It said my Maternal...
    20th March 2018, 08:51 AM
  • aden_shillito
    FTDNA upload to MyHeritage
    I uploaded a FTDNA raw to MyHeritage in September last year, no problem. Two new kits failed last week due to, I presume, changes in the formatting of the raw files at FT. Is there any indicator of a timeframe for a fix for this issue by either testing service?...
    5th February 2019, 02:12 AM
  • prairielad
    23andmeV5 test Now Accepted
    FamilyTreeDNA Release Note

    Products Page – Redesign
    The Products page has been revamped with a new design.
    Autosomal Transfers – New File Versions Accepted
    We now accept the following new file versions for Autosomal Transfers:...
    6th February 2019, 01:27 PM
  • Willhay99
    Genetic distance of 2 at Y-DNA67 but surnames are different query
    If a man appears on my list of matches (with same haplogroup) for surname e.g. "Smith" and a genetic distance of only 2 at level Y-DNA67 but with a completely different surname e.g. "Brown" could this suggest that my male line "Smith" are descended from a "Brown"...
    8th February 2019, 02:32 PM