How do I sync my tree?

Open up Family Tree Builder and on the main toolbar click the ‘Sync’ button to synchronize with your family site.

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When you choose ‘Sync now’, you will go through four steps to upload your project to your online family site.

Note that any sync will also take updates from your online family tree, and sync them back to Family Tree Builder.

If you are syncing for the first time:

If you do not have a family site Family Tree Builder will ask you to create one in the “Synchronize this Project with a new family site” section. Select a name for your site from the suggestions or type to enter a different name and press ‘OK’.

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If you already have a family site use the second option “Synchronize this Project with one of your existing family sites” and select the family site that you want to sync with.

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If you have synced your tree from Family Tree Builder before:

Either use the ‘Sync’ button in the toolbar or the Sync (publishing) > Sync Settings menu to sync your family tree with your family site.

If you need to change the site you’re syncing with, use the Sync (publishing) > Sync Settings menu.

Click on the ‘Remove Sync’ button and then use the ‘Add site’ button to select a new site to sync with.

To visit your site online: use the Sync (publishing) > My Sites menu. Click ‘Visit Site’.

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