How to obtain your
Login to your ancestry account and go to “Your DNA Results Summary”
Click here to login to your Ancestry.com account
In the menu at the top of page, click ‘
DNA’ and then in the submenu that appears click ‘ Your DNA Results Summary’
Find and download your RAW genetic data
Settings’ near the top right of the page. In the grey ‘Actions’ box on the right side of the page, click the dark grey button ‘
Download Raw DNA data’ Enter your Ancestry.com password, click the checkbox so there is a checkmark in it and then click the ‘
Confirm’ button. You’ll see a message to check your email.
Go to your email and open the link to download your file
NOTE: It may take up to one hour to receive the email from AncestryDNA.
Open the email from AncestryDNA, this message contain a link to download your file. This email usually arrives within 20 minutes but can take up to an hour.
Open the email and click on the green button that says ‘ Confirm Data Download’ A browser window will open window to a page at Ancestry.com. Click the green button that says ‘
Download DNA Raw Data’
You should see your file downloading...We’re almost done!
Open the file (on Mac) or unzip it (on Windows) and rename it
Open the zip file that was just downloaded.
If you are using MacOS, the file can be opened by double clicking on it.
If you are using Windows, open the archive and extract the file.
Find the “ancestryDNA.txt” file that was inside the zip file. Right click on this txt file and in the menu select “
Rename”. Rename this file using the full name of the person the genetic data was obtained from: “FirstName_LastName.txt”.
Optional: Download the raw genetic data from each profile in your AncestryDNA account.
NOTE: If your account only contains genetic data for one person, proceed to Step 6.
‘DNA’ in the header and then click ’Your DNA Results Summary’ Click “
View Another Test’ in the top right of the page.
Select another profile from the list and repeat Steps 2-4 to download the genetic data for that profile. Repeat Steps 2-4 for each profile that contains genetic data.
Register your account at Sequencing.com and start using it with apps!
Use this link to Register for a free account.
Fill in your email address and press “
Create account” Go to your email account, that you have previously entered, while registering and open the email
In the message find: “
Click here to activate your account” and press it You will be asked a set of questions: who are you? Your name and your password. Fill them in and congratulations you are now a fully registered member on Sequencing.com!
In the last step choose “
Yes, I have genetic data”, then choose “ Upload file from my computer" and in the find your file and upload it Since you have uploaded the file, you can use it with the “
” app which will be active to you, when the file has finished uploading Athletic Performance Select your genetic data file and click the ‘
Alternatively you can go to the app market.
and find the app you want to use.
Go to the ‘App market’ by clicking here
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