How to download data from Ancestry

Get 100 free trait reports based on an extensive analysis of your Ancestry raw DNA data. Learn how DNA shapes your nutrition, fitness, personality and intelligence traits.

  • 1

    Sign in to Ancestry.

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    Visit the Ancestry DNA Setting section (Login required). Click ”Settings” in the top-right corner.

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    Scroll down to the bottom “Actions” and enter your password, check the box, and click ”Confirm”.

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    You’ll get an email at the email address connected to your Ancestry account. It contains a link to download your DNA file and usually arrives in about 15 minutes but in some cases could take up to a few hours to receive the email.

  • 5

    Upload your file here.

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