The  Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page allows you to choose which email notifications you receive and contact settings for each level of matching.

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This page contains the following sections:

  • Project Email Settings – Opt in to or out of bulk email from Project Administrators.
  • Y-DNA Matches and Email Notifications – Choose the levels of Y-DNA results for which you wish to receive email notifications of new matches and to have your contact information shown to your matches.
  • mtDNA Matches and Email Notifications - Choose the levels of mtDNA results for which you wish to receive email notifications of new matches and to have your contact information shown to your matches.
  • Family Finder Matches & Email Notifications - Choose the levels of Family Finder results for which you wish to receive email notifications of new matches and to have your contact information shown to your matches.
Where is the Account Settings - Match and Email Settings page?

To access your  Account Settings – Match and Email Settings  page:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings  page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
How do I control whether or not I receive bulk emails from group Project Administrators?

You may change whether or not you receive bulk emails from group Project Administrators on the Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page.

To change whether or not you receive bulk emails from group Project Administrators:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link that is in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
  4. In the Project Email Settings section, select Yes to subscribe or No to unsubscribe.
  5. In the lower-left corner, click Save.
How do I change my Y-DNA viewing and notification settings?
You may change your Y-DNA viewing and notification settings on the Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page.

To change your Y-DNA viewing and notification settings:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link that is in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
  4. In the Y-DNA Matches and Email Notifications section, change your settings as desired.
  5. In the lower-left corner, click Save.
How do I change my mtDNA viewing and notification settings?
You may change your mtDNA viewing and notification settings on the Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page.

To change your mtDNA viewing and notification settings:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link that is in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
  4. In the mtDNA Matches and Email Notifications section, change your settings as desired.
  5. In the lower-left corner, click Save.
How do I change my Family Finder viewing and notification settings?
You may change your Family Finder viewing and notification settings on the Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page.

To change your Family Finder viewing and notification settings:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link that is in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
  4. In the Family Finder Matches and Email Notifications section, change your settings as desired.
  5. In the lower-left corner, click Save.
How do I stop receiving match notifications?
You can stop match notifications by changing your settings on the Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page.

To stop receiving match notifications:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click on your name/kit number, and click Account Settings from the drop-down menu.
    -Or-
    In the upper-left corner of the page, click on myFTDNA, and click Account Settings from the slide-out menu.
    The Account Settings page is displayed.
  3. On the Account Settings page, click the Match and Email Settings link that is in the upper part of the page. The Account Settings – Match and Email Settings page is displayed.
  4. Depending on what type of match notifications you want to stop, select the No option in the corresponding sections and fields.
  5. In the lower-left corner, click Save.