The My Account – Project Administrator Settings page is where you choose which settings in your myFTDNA account project administrators are able to edit.

  • Project Administrator Settings – For each project to which you belong, you may choose to allow the administrators of that project to change your settings and personal information.
  • Project Administrators with Full Access – When you have granted a project administrator full access to your myFTDNA account, their name is shown in this table. You may revoke access by changing your password.

The table below shows the access rights of project administrators for each setting.

myFTDNA Page and Field Read Only Limited Full
Family Finder – Download Raw Data
Family Finder Raw Data No No Yes
Family Finder – Matches
Family Finder Matches Yes Yes Yes
Family Finder Known Relationship No No Yes
Family Finder – Population Finder
Population Finder Survey No Yes Yes
mtDNA – Matches
mtDNA Download Matches Yes Yes Yes
mtDNA – Results
mtDNA Download FASTA No No Yes
My Account – Account Settings (Match and Email Settings)
Facts & Genes Newsletter No No Yes
Y-DNA Matching No Yes Yes
mtDNA Matching No Yes Yes
Project Email Settings No No Yes
My Account – Account Settings (Results Display Settings)
mtDNA Coding Region Display No No Yes
My Account – Beneficiary Information
Beneficiary Information No No Yes
My Account – Contact Information
Contact Information No Yes* Yes
My Account – Genealogy (GEDCOM/Family Tree)
GEDCOM/Family Tree Yes Yes Yes
My Account – Genealogy (Surnames)
Surnames Yes Yes Yes
My Account – Genealogy (Earliest Known Ancestor)
Earliest Known Ancestor Yes Yes Yes
My Account – Personal Profile
Personal Profile Photo No Yes Yes
Personal Profile Information No No Yes
My Account – Project Administrator Settings
Project Administrator Settings No No Yes
Change Password No No Yes
Projects – Join
Join Project Yes Yes Yes
Projects – Manage
Leave Project No No Yes
Y-DNA – Matches
Y-DNA Downloads Yes Yes Yes

Note: Email addresses are only editable when you have granted Full access.