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Ronald Report 2 Jul 2021 15:38

Hi All.
How do I access tree matches on someone else`s tree, I have clicked on several of the tree matches, but nothing happens.


ErikaH Report 2 Jul 2021 15:54

You can only see another member’s tree if you are given permission.

Find the names in ‘search all member trees’ and send contact messages


ArgyllGran Report 2 Jul 2021 16:28

Assuming you mean the "tree matches" which show up in little purple stars beside your relatives' names on your tree -

when you click on "View", the "tree matches" open in a different screen, without any indication being given on your tree page.
Check to see what other screens are open.

However, the so-called matches are only people who happen to have the same name and year of birth as your relative, so that many, if not all, will be no relation to you.
The more common a name your relative has, the more unrelated "matches" will be listed.

If any of them does look like your relative, click on "Find out more" beside the tree owner's name, and send a message explaining your interest.

You'll get the same list of names by clicking on "Search all member trees", under "Search" at top right of this page, as suggested by ErikaH.