It is possible to sort your matches by name, date added, or by the largest shared segment. At the top right-hand side of your matching list, you will see the option ‘sort by’. You can then choose how you would like to sort your matches.
Why is each sorting method useful?
Sorting by name:
This method will bring up all of your matches in alphabetical order. This can be useful when you are searching for matches with a particular surname.
Sorting by date added:
Our matching algorithms are run every 3 weeks. After each run, you may have new matches added to your match list. To view your most recently added matches, simply click sort by ‘date added’. Your newest matches will then appear first on your match list.
Sorting by largest shared segment:
This method will sort your matches by the largest amount of DNA Segments shared. People who you share the most DNA with will appear first on your list.
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