How do I get my ancestry DNA results?

Find your DNA results by signing in to your Ancestry account and clicking the DNA tab. In the DNA drop-down menu, select “Your DNA Results Summary.”

How do I get my old AncestryDNA results?

Downloading your previous version

  1. Go to your DNA homepage.
  2. Click Discover Your DNA Story.
  3. At the bottom of your ethnicity estimate, click the updated date.
  4. In the text that appears, click the Ethnicity Updates link. …
  5. Near the top of the panel, click the View previous estimate link.
  6. Click Click here to download as PDF.

How long does it take to get AncestryDNA results?

You can expect your results within eight weeks of the date the laboratory receives your sample. In order for the laboratory to process your sample, you must activate your kit. Activating your kit means connecting your DNA sample to your Ancestry account.

Do AncestryDNA results come in the mail?

When your DNA results are ready, we post them to your Ancestry® account and email you an invitation to view them online. No test results are sent through the mail. To find your DNA results, see Locating AncestryDNA® Results.

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Why do AncestryDNA tests fail?

Why do DNA tests for the elderly sometimes fail? There are two main reasons that the “saliva in a tube” tests sometimes don’t work well for our older family members: As we age, we sometimes begin to produce less saliva, and our cells which contain the DNA needed for the test are floating around in our saliva.

Why did my AncestryDNA results disappear?

Because what AncestryDNA knows about the relationships between regions and DNA has improved, some regions may disappear from your estimate. This may be particularly true of regions with a low percentage on your earlier estimate.

Why is AncestryDNA taking so long?

Usually, it’s because there is a problem with the DNA kit. Major holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving see a spike in Ancestry DNA kit orders. This can result in delays in the following months for a time.

Can I drink water before my AncestryDNA test?

Do not eat, drink (even water), smoke or chew gum 30 minutes prior to providing your sample!

How accurate is AncestryDNA test results?

Accuracy is very high when it comes to reading each of the hundreds of thousands of positions (or markers) in your DNA. With current technology, AncestryDNA has, on average, an accuracy rate of over 99 percent for each marker tested.

Can you print your AncestryDNA results?

From any page on Ancestry®, click the DNA tab and select DNA Story. at the top of the page. Click Your DNA Results to print a one page summary of your results or Your DNA Story to print a detailed report, then click Next.

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Where does AncestryDNA get shipped to?

DNA kits shipped with standard shipping are sent via UPS and dropped off to your local post office, which delivers the kit to you. Kits shipped with expedited shipping are sent and delivered by UPS.

Do AncestryDNA results expire?

DNA kits do not expire. You do not need an Ancestry membership in order to receive your DNA results. If you’re giving AncestryDNA® as a gift, see Gifting a DNA Kit.

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