How to use Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) data | Access, Download & Import

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How to obtain your DNA data from Family Tree DNA

Easy instructions and quick guide for downloading Family Tree DNA data as well as how to safely access, download, upload and use your FTDNA data into another account including how to 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 Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) data.

 

Automatically import your Family Tree DNA data (Secure, Simple and Quick)

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

  • If you don't have a Sequencing.com account, click here to import your Family Tree DNA data and register for a Sequencing.com account at the same time.

2. Click the 'Family Tree DNA' button under 'Import from Laboratory.'

3. Enter the Kit Number and password for your Family Tree DNA account.

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

 

Manually upload your Family Tree DNA data

1. Click here to sign into your Family Tree DNA account.

2. Click 'Download Raw Data' located in the lower right corner of the 'Family Finder' section.

Family Tree DNA data download instructions and guide to help access, download, obtain and use genetic testing results and genetic data directly from a FTDNA account using Family Finder and Download Raw DNA Data button in the FamilyTreeDNA home that loads after signing in.

 

3. Click 'Build 37 Raw Data Concatenated' to download that file. You do not need to download any of the other files.

Family Tree DNA data download instructions and guide to help access, download, obtain and use genetic testing results and genetic data directly from a FTDNA account using Family Finder and then download Build 37 Raw Data Concatenated File, which is best to use with DNA apps compared to the Autosomal Raw Data files and the X Chromosome Raw Data files as well as all Build 36, in the FamilyTreeDNA home that loads after signing in.

 

4. Sign into your Sequencing.com account and go to the Upload Center.

  • If you don't have a Sequencing.com account, click here to register for a free account.

 

5. Choose the upload option under 'Upload from My Computer', locate and select the Family Tree DNA file that you just downloaded and click 'Upload'.

  • You do not need to alter your Family Tree DNA file in any way. 
    • For example, you do not need to unzip it. Simply upload the same file you just downloaded from Family Tree DNA.
    • Your Family Tree DNA data will be securely uploaded into your Sequencing.com account.
      • It may take up to 15 minutes before your files appear in your account.

 

Congratulations! You can now use your Family Tree DNA data with apps in the App Market.

 

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