Last updated on May 20th, 2023 at 12:54 am
TreeVault Cloud Service is a feature in Family Tree Maker 2019 that allows users to sync their family tree data with Ancestry.com’s online family tree service. This feature makes it easy for users to keep their tree data up-to-date across multiple devices and share it with other family members. TreeVault Cloud Service is a new service launch with Family Tree Maker Software. MacKiev introduced FTM2019 in September 2019 and has provided free cloud service for one year.
TreeVault Cloud service is not a traditional cloud storage system. It is different compared to DropBox, Google Drive, or iCloud. With this storage system, you can download your tree if your computer is crashed or is lost. You do not lose any information when downloading the family tree from TreeVault.
TreeVault Cloud Services Features
When you upload a tree in TreeVault, it creates a source tree called the Antenna tree. With every change in your FTM, your source tree gets updated, so you keep all the information when you download a tree from the cloud. Please make sure to check that your antenna tree is up to date.
Emergency Tree Restores Service.
If you lose the device where you had your FTM19 installed, you can use the Emergency tree restore Service to restore your entire tree. Log in to your tree vault account and restore your tree.
Note: if you have multiple trees, you should merge them, make one big tree file, and keep it as an Antenna Tree. This will make sure that you will retain all the information.
FTM Connect App
It is a new app service that allows user to view their tree on smart devices. You can download this app from the App store or google play store and log in to your TreeVault account.
Note – You cannot add or edit information using this app. You can only view it.
Next Of Kin
MacKiev wants your hard work to go to good use. You spent years collecting your family information. When you use TreeVault, you can assign a successor who can take over after you die. You can appoint a successor, download the certificate, and give it to the person who will take over after you.
TreeVault Historical Weather
Historical weather means you will get a weather report of the time enter by you in the family tree. For example, you put your date of birth. If you log in to TreeVault and go to your information, you will know if it was raining, snowing, or sunny day.
TreeVault Cloud Subscription
When you purchase Family Tree Maker 2019, you get a one-year free subscription to TreeVault. After one year, you will need to pay. Please find the image below for the subscription fee. Please note that the image is displayed for informational purposes. only
If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us. Please note that we are not MacKiev. We charge for our premium service.
TreeVault Cloud Services FAQ :-
Q: Does TreeVault Antenna tree replaces Ancestry tree?
A: No, it does not. TreeVault Antenna Tree uploads the exact copy of your FTM 2019 tree including the Change Log and web links. It helps in restoring the tree from the TreeVault Cloud Service or using the FTM connect app on any handheld device like iPhone or iPad.
However, with the FamilySync feature of FTM 2019, you can sync an Ancestry tree with an FTM tree on one or more computers. This can be useful for getting Ancestry hints within Family Tree Maker and to keep your research up to date online and share with others easily. You can also use it with AncestryDNA.
Tree backed up on Ancestry can help to recover a lost or damaged tree, but it is not as complete as your TreeVault Antenna tree would be.
Q: Is TreeVault like Dropbox (a cloud storage service)?
A: No. A cloud storage service is as up to date as the last time you uploaded your files on it. But with TreeVault cloud service, your Antenna tree is up-to-the-minute. It updates real-time as you amend your Family Tree Maker tree.
With TreeVault Storage Service, you can view your TreeVault Antenna tree on the free FTM Connect mobile app. The Antenna tree has the change log, which means you can not only restore your tree, but also do the roll back to make corrections.
Q: Is TreeVault Cloud Services and Antenna tree secure?
A: Like Ancestry, TreeVault use Amazon Web Services (AWS) for cloud storage, one of the leading and most secure providers. Your family history data is private and protected with TreeVault and Antenna Tree.
FTM Connect App – Family Tree Maker 2019
Q: Who else can access my Antenna tree?
A: You can access it only, except in case of any technical issue, we access it with your approval. You can connect to TreeVault and download an emergency copy of your Antenna tree.
Q: Is Antenna tree can be shared with anyone?
A: It cannot be shared at present. May be in future updates, it can be shared. However, you can show your Antenna tree to others in person while using the FTM Connect app.
You can upload your tree to Ancestry and then you can share it as an alternative. It is separate from TreeVault.
Q: Can I upload multiple trees on TreeVault?
A: You can upload only one tree on TreeVault currently. You must keep the updated working tree on the TreeVault to restore it using the Emergency Tree Restore and FTM Connect.
Now, We hope that the above-mention information and guide are helpful to get you start with the TreeVault Cloud Service in your FTM. However, in case you face any problem while going the use TreeVault Cloud Service faq you can always contact the specialists at Family Tree Maker Support Number. And the team will definitely give you the best resolutions that are reliable.