Record Matching

How do I get Record Matches?

Record Matching intelligently compares the one billion family tree profiles on MyHeritage to the more than 7,8 billion historical records on SuperSearch

Do I need a subscription to access Record Matches?

The Record Matches feature runs for free for everyone who has one or more family trees on MyHeritage. Viewing the matches is free, but viewing full

How can I ignore all matches for a specific individual in my tree?

There are cases when you might want to stop receiving Smart Matches and Records Matches for certain individuals in your family tree.   If you are

How do I extract information from Record Matches?

With the ‘Extract Info from Records’ feature, you can easily extract details found in any confirmed/saved Record, and copy them –

How do I use the Discoveries section on my family site?

The Discoveries section of the family site includes a complete overview of the Smart Matches™ and Record Matches organized in a new and more

What is a collection?

A collection is a group of records in SuperSearch. For example, BillionGraves is a collection, MyHeritage family trees is a

How do I confirm and reject Record Matches?

To review a Record Match, please do the following: 1. Log in to your family site. 2. Move your mouse cursor over the ‘Discoveries’ tab.  

How can I add new family tree profiles from historical records?

When a record contains information about multiple relatives, it’s possible that there’s a person on the record with no corresponding relative

What is ‘Matches by people?’

‘Matches by people’ is a new way of displaying matches, found by our Smart Matches and Record Matches technologies, in the Discoveries section.

How can I undo a record that I saved/confirmed?

You can undo confirming/saving a record anytime by clicking on Undo on the record page. Undo a confirmed Record Match: Undo a saved

What is Record Matching?

Record Matches match people from your tree to historical records. These can be birth, marriage and census records, books and newspapers, and more from our

Can I save a record to more than one person?

After you have saved one record to a family member on your tree, you will be able to save the same record to another person. For further information about

How can I check Smart Matches™ and Record Matches using the MyHeritage app?

With the latest version of the MyHeritage app for mobile, you can review and confirm (or reject) Smart Matches™ and Record matches, and save new

What is ‘Matches by Source?’

  ‘Matches by source’ is a new way of displaying matches, found by our Smart Matches and Record Matches technologies, in the Discoveries

If I rejected a match can I get it back?

If you would like to get back previously rejected Record Matches, you can do the following: Use the filtering option for Record Matches. Click here,

Is Record Matching free?

Record Matching intelligently compares over one billion family tree profiles on MyHeritage to the more than 6 billion historical records on SuperSearch

Who can confirm Record Matches in my tree?

If you are a Site Manager and you have purchased a data subscription you can confirm any Record Matches you receive.  Family site members can view

What about Record Matching and privacy?

Record Matching automatically compares the individuals in your family tree to billions of historical records in MyHeritage’s SuperSearch and

What if I didn't get any Record Matches?

Record Matches are shaped by the width and breadth of historical records on MyHeritage SuperSearch. If you did not receive a certain match you were

Why are some of my Record Matches “not listed”?

Record Matches are displayed according to the filters you set. If some records are shown as “not listed” it means they are not included in the

Who can view Record Matches?

If you have a family site and a tree on MyHeritage you will automatically receive Record Matches. Site Managers can view all matches. In order to see

How do I confirm a match in the new Discoveries section?

To confirm a match in the new Discovery section of your family site, please do the following: Log in to your family site. Move your mouse cursor over the

What are the stars next to my Record Match?

The stars next to a Record Match are a “confidence score” for each match. They are based on the degree of similarity of the information in the

How can I check if I have full access to records in Record Matching?

The records in Record Matches are taken from the billions of historical records in MyHeritage’s research tool SuperSearch. If you have a Data

Can I turn off Record Matches?

At the moment, it’s not possible to turn off Record Matches for online family trees or trees synced with the family site from Family Tree Builder.

How do I reject a match in the new Discoveries section?

1. Log in to your family site. 2. Move your mouse cursor over the ‘Discoveries’ tab.  You can select either ‘Matches by

What are the changes in the new Discoveries section?

We are constantly working on improving our products and helping our users get the most of MyHeritage’s technologies and tools.    The

Why don’t all my Record Matches show on the Homepage of my site?

The Record Matching notification on the Homepage of your family site shows you the total amount of all pending and confirmed Record Matches. The amount