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How to obtain your DNA.Land data

Quick instructions and a simple guide for accessing DNA.Land data as well as how to safely download, upload, share and use your DNALand data with another account including a secure automatic import. When you obtain your DNA data from DNA.Land, 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 DNA Land genetic data.


Automatically import your DNA Land raw DNA 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 DNA.Land data and register for a account at the same time.

2. Click the 'DNA.Land' button under 'Obtain Your Genetic Data from a Laboratory.'

3. Enter the email address and password for your DNA.Land account.

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


Manually upload your DNA Land raw DNA data

1. Sign into your DNA.Land account.

2. On the left side of the page, in the block named 'DNA Kits' select your DNA Kit by pressing 'select'. Once selected, the DNA Kit will have a yellow background and the word 'selected' will be marked in red.

3. Scroll down to bottom of the page until selected DNA kit files table is visible. There should be four files: raw data, Imported VCF, Imputed VCF, Imputed TBI.

4. Click 'raw data' and then click on 'Secure Download Link'. Once the file is downloaded click 'Close'.

  • If your file doesn't download, your browser may have a pop-up blocker that is blocking new tabs or windows from opening.
    • Alternative approach: Right-click on 'Secure Download Link' and choose 'Save link as...'
      • If the alternative approach doesn't work, please use the Automatic Data Importer (instructions above).

5. Repeat step #4 for each remaining file: Imported VCF, Imputed VCF and Imputed TBI.

6. If your DNA.Land account contains multiple DNA Kits, repeat steps 1-5 above to download all of the files for each DNA Kit.

  • Please make sure to rename the filename for each downloaded file so you know which file is from which specific DNA Kit.
    • This should be done immediately after downloading each file to your computer so you can identify which file belongs to which DNA Kit.

7. After obtaining your DNA.Land files, sign into your account and go to the Upload Center.

8. Use the 'Upload from My Computer' option on the left to upload the files into your account.

  • Your DNA.Land 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 DNA.Land data with apps in the App Market.


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