Uploading DNA

Learn how simple it is to upload your 23andMe, AncestryDNA raw data file with us.

Raw DNA file

First off

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.

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How to get a raw DNA data file

If you don’t have a raw DNA data file, you can get one by purchasing an Athletigen DNA Collection Kit. After your swab has been analyzed by the lab, your raw DNA data file will be linked to your Athletigen account.

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Uploading your data file with us

Upload your raw DNA data file to Athletigen to find out how you are Made for More™.

  • 1

    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’.

If you have purchased an Athletigen DNA Collection Kit, ensure that you register your barcode to have your data file automatically uploaded to your account once it has been processed at our lab.

How to download your raw DNA data file

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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.

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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.

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You own your data

Our DNA is the most personal asset we own. That’s why we believe that you should own your DNA data. Every individual has access to their raw DNA data file that can be personally deleted from our database at any time. We will not share your information with any third party without your consent. You can view our privacy policy here.