Ancestry DNA:
How to download raw DNA data

By Cate Pearce

> Login to your Ancestry DNA homepage

> Click on "SETTINGS"

> Click "DOWNLOAD RAW DNA DATA"

You will now see a pop-up screen:

> Fill in your Ancestry account password

> Click the "I understand that..." button

> Click "CONFIRM"

Ancestry DNA will now send you an email

> Check your emails

> In the email from Ancestry,
click "CONFIRM DATA DOWNLOAD"

You will now be taken to the Ancestry DNA page

 

> Click "DOWNLOAD DNA RAW DATA"

Note the warning: only click ONCE and do not close your browser

Your raw DNA data will automatically download to your computer in what is known as a "ZIP" file

DO NOT OPEN THE FILE

Just keep it in the .zip format.
You can upload this file just as it is when you want to use third-party sites such as Gedmatch

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If you wish to copy any of the material contained in the slides, please contact Cate at gengenaus@gmail.com

If you have any questions at all,
please don't hesitate to ask me:
Cate Pearce
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Ancestry DNA data download

By Cate Pearce

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Ancestry DNA data download