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How to obtain your 23andMe data

Instructions for downloading 23andMe data as well as how to safely access, import or upload your data into another account including automatic downloads and imports. When you obtain your DNA data from 23andMe, you can then use your data with apps in the DNA App Store that analyze your data and provide information about nutrition, fitness, health, rare diseases, genealogy, ancestry, heritage weight loss, detoxification, games, recreation and more.

It's easy to access and use your 23andMe data.  


Automatically import your 23andMe data (Secure, Simple and Quick)

1. Sign into your account and go to the Upload Center.

  • If you don't have a account, click here to import your 23andMe data and register for a account at the same time.

2. Click the '23andMe' button under 'Import from Laboratory.'

3. Enter the email address and password for your 23andMe account.

  • A File Import Progress page will appear that will allow you to monitor the progress of securely importing your DNA data from 23andMe.


Manually upload your 23andMe data

1. Click here to sign into your 23andMe account.

2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and re-enter your 23andMe password.

3. Click the ‘Download Raw data’ button.

  • If your 23andMe account contains genetic data for two or more people, download the raw data for each profile.

4. Go to the Upload Center at

5. Choose the upload option under 'Upload from My Computer' and select the 23andMe file that was recently downloaded to your computer.

  • You don't have to modify the file in any way. Simply select the same exact file that was downloaded from 23andMe.

6. Click Upload. 

  • Your 23andMe file will be securely uploaded into your account.
  • It may take up to 15 minutes before your file appears in your account.


Congratulations! You can now use your 23andMe data with apps in our App Market.


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