What is Synced & Not Synced with FamilySync

There are various things which get synced with FamilySync, however, some of the stuff does not get sync with the FamilySync. Down below is the list of the items which gets Sync with FamilySync and which also don’t get synced with FamilySync.


Things which gets synced with FamilySync: –


  1. Name of the People
  2. Relationships
  3. Sources
  4. Facts
  5. Citations
  6. Repositories
  7. Media


Things which do not gets synced with FamilySync: –


FTM 2017 data that does not sync up to Ancestry


  1. Private Information
  2. Source Media
  3. Media
  4. Notes
  5. Places
  6. Facts
  7. Stories
  8. Tasks
  9. Saved Chart
  10. Person Links
  11. Color Coding


Ancestry data that does not sync to FTM 2017


  2. Pages related to Military
  3. Results belonging to DNA
  4. Photo Tagging
  5. Web links
  6. Location
  7. Original Uploader
  8. Documents type or Certificate type
  9. Name on headstone/Birth/Death/Cemetery Headstone
  10. Transcription of text


There are other changes which you must bear in mind with FamilySync


  1. Paragraph breaks disappear
  2. The home person is not changed
  3. Media Linked to a relationship
  4. Resolve Conflicts Dialogue
  5. Repositories
  6. New Person
  7. Picture of the person
  8. Facts like dates, names, places, descriptions are labeled the same in FTM and trees on Ancestry.com
  9. FTM & Ancestry handle source citation differently.
  10. Family Tree Maker allows a single citation to be linked to facts from multiple people
  11. Ancestry, online database, do not allow single citation to a single person.
  12. When a tree is uploaded from FTM to Ancestry, the tree on ancestry will replicate the citations that are shared with multiple people in FTM so that each person has their own citation in ancestry.com

For more info regarding FTM you can read our previous blog ” Problem sync family tree maker ”


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