In case you wanted to use some of the fantastic tools over at Gedmatch, you might want to download your raw DNA from Ancestry. This is a quick walkthrough. For some reason my sound wasn’t working so the steps are outlined below.

Directions for downloading your DNA Test Results from Ancestry

  • Login to Ancestry
  • Go to your DNA summary page (it’s the fourth link in the top menu)
  • Click on the Settings icon (found in the top right of the page)
  • Scroll all the way to the end of the page to “Actions”
  • Click on “Download Raw DNA Data”
  • Enter Password and check the box about safety
  • Click Confirm

An email will be sent to you with the link to download.

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