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Y-DNA Matches Introduction

The Y-DNA Matches page lists your Y-chromosome DNA matches who have taken a FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA STR (short tandem repeat) test. Your matches are listed (if you have them) at each level you have tested.

Accessing Y-DNA Matches 

You can access the Y-DNA Matches from your dashboard or from your navigation bar.

To access from your dashboard:

  1. Sign in to your kit.
  2. On your dashboard, locate the Y-DNA Results & Tools widget.
  3. On the Y-DNA Results & Tools widget, click the Y-DNA Matches button. 

To access from your navigation bar:

  1. Sign in to your kit.
  2. On the navigation bar at the top of the page, go to Results & Tools > Y-DNA >  Matches.

Y-DNA Matches Page Overview 


  1. Detail View/Table View - Select whether you want to see details for each match individually or to view your matches in a sortable table. 
  2. Matches section - Displays your matches per Y-DNA markers. 
  3. Export CSV - Allows you to export a CSV file of your Y-DNA matches. 
  4. Family Tree icon - If your match has a public Family Tree, you can click this icon to view it. 
    Family_Tree_1_.jpg - Signifies that your match does not have a public Family Tree.
    Family_Tree_2.jpg - Signifies that your match does have a public Family Tree. 
  5. Note icon - Click on this icon to add/edit a note for your match. 
    Note_1_.jpg - Signifies you do not have a note added.
    Note_2_.jpg - Signifies that you do have a note added. 
  6. Time Predictor icon (Tip_Report.jpg) - Click this to open the Time Predictor calculator (Y-DNA TiP Report). 


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