How can I import a family tree from Geni?

You can import a family tree from GENI by following these instructions: 

1. Log in to Geni.com

2. Click on ‘Family’ > ‘Share your tree’ > ‘GEDCOM Export – Export’ (as shown in the picture below)

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3. Geni allows you to export ‘Blood relatives’, ‘ancestors’  or ‘descendants’  and ‘forest’ which includes connected in-law trees for free, but there are limits to the number of profiles that can be exported which are:

Basic (free) users – GEDCOM exports are limited to 4x the number of profiles the user added and up to a maximum of 5,000 profiles

Pro users – GEDCOM exports are limited to 4x the number of profiles the user added and up to a maximum of 50,000 profiles”.

Note that once you have moved to MyHeritage.com you can export any data you uploaded or created even with the free MyHeritage Basic account.

4. Keep ‘Type’ as ‘GEDCOM 5.5′ and click ‘Export GEDCOM file’

5. Your browser will ask you what you want to do with the .GED file, just save it onto your desktop.

Now you can upload the file to your family site on MyHeritage.com. Read the following article for further instructions: How do I upload a GEDCOM file to my family site on MyHeritage?