How To Upload Your Family Tree DNA Data (FTDNA)

Upload FamilyTreeDNA data for DNA reports

It’s easy to access, upload, and use your Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) data.

How To Download FamilyTreeDNA Data

FamilyTreeDNA allows your raw DNA data from their genetic tests to be downloaded and used with other services, such as The guidance below will help you obtain and then upload and use your genetic data from FTDNA.

Once you obtain your DNA data, you’ll be able to use your FTDNA data with our wide range of DNA reports, which will transform your DNA data into clear insights and useful information for health, ancestry, nutrition, fitness, and much more.

How To Automatically Import FamilyTreeDNA 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 Family Tree DNA data and register for a account at the same time.
  2. Click the ‘Family Tree DNA’ button under ‘Import from Laboratory.’
    • Enter the Kit Number and password for your Family Tree DNA account.
  3. A File Import Progress page will appear that will allow you to monitor the progress while your FTDNA data is securely imported.

How To Download Your FamilyTreeDNA Data And Then Upload And Use It

  1. Sign in to your Family Tree DNA account.
  2. Click ‘Download Raw Data’ located in the lower right corner of the ‘Family Finder’ section.​
    How to download Family Tree DNA data
  3. Click ‘Build 37 Raw Data Concatenated’ to download that file. You do not need to download any of the other files.
    Select Build 37 Raw Data Concatenated from Family Tree options menu
  4. Sign in to your account and go to the ⁠Upload Center.
  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 or unzip your FamilyTreeDNA file. Simply upload the same file you just downloaded from Family Tree DNA.
    • Your Family Tree DNA data will be securely uploaded into your account.
    • It may take up to 15 minutes before your files appear in your account.

Congratulations! You can now use your FamilyTreeDNA data with apps and reports in our ⁠DNA App Store.

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