Learn how simple it is to upload your 23andMe, AncestryDNA raw data file with us.
What is a raw DNA data file?
A raw DNA data file is a computer file based on the information generated when a lab analyzes a DNA swab. It is usually a text file (.txt) or a comma-separated values file (.csv). A typical raw DNA file contains hundreds of thousands of rows of information that make up your DNA.Learn more about DNA
Uploading your data file with us
Upload your raw DNA data file to Athletigen to find out how you are Made for More™.
Create or sign in to your Athletigen account.
From your account homepage, click “Upload File” from the top right-hand corner.
Select your raw DNA file from your computer and click “Upload”.
Once your file has been successfully uploaded, you will notice the red status light has changed to green and the status reads ‘File Linked’.
How to download your raw DNA data file
Log in to your Ancestry account.
Click on ‘DNA’ from the top navigation tab and then select ‘Your DNA Results Summary’.
Click on the ‘Settings’ gear icon on the right side of the page.
In the ‘Actions’ box on the right, click ‘Download Raw DNA Data’.
A new box will pop up. Enter your account password. Read the disclaimer and check the ‘I Understand’ box. Ancestry will send you a confirmation email to authorize the download.
When you receive the email, click ‘Confirm Data Download’ This will take you to a new screen.
Click the green box labeled ‘Download DNA Raw Data’ Your download will begin.
Log in to your 23andMe account.
Click on your name in the top right corner, and then click ‘Browse Raw Data’ from the drop-down menu.
Click on ‘Download’.
Scroll down and click on the blue ‘Submit request’ button.
23andMe will send you an email. Follow the instructions in the email to complete the download.
You own your data
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