How to download your Raw Data for Health Reports With Third Party Tools

Follow these simple steps to download your DNA raw data.

Download your raw data. Please note that and are both one and the same. You can access your data from either of these web sites. This site provides lots of interesting tools to explore your closest ethnic groups and dna relatives among other interesting aspects of your dna.

  1. Log in to your account
  2. Move your pointer to the tab that says “DNA” and select “Your DNA Results Summary from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on “Settings” on the next page.
  4. Below the section that says “Download your raw DNA data” click on “Get Started”.
  5. Enter your password.
  6. This will automatically trigger an email confirmation that is sent to that email account that is linked to your Ancestry DNA account.
  7. The email does not always come immediately. It may sometimes take up to an hour or two. While you are waiting for the email, you can read up on some amazing things you can do with your ancestry DNA data.  
  8. The email from will ask you to confirm that you want to download your DNA data by clicking on “Confirm data download”.
  9. This will take you to the download page on
  10. Click on ‘Download Raw DNA Data’ on the download page of The file will be downloaded to your system.
  11. Click “Save” to download the file and save it.
  12. You can now use this file with any third party tool like Xcode Life, Promethease etc.

or you can directly access the download page here 

Many individuals undergo multiple ancestry tests from multiple companies to check concordance. They may also have their data reanalyzed to check for other interesting findings.

Also see, How to upload 23andme raw data to Xcode Life site for Health reports

Did you know that your raw data has far more information about various aspects of your health and wellness than just ancestry. Most people do not know this.

Make sure to check out our blog on the amazing things that can be done with your raw data. You can also check out the various service providers and third-party tools that can be used to analyze your raw data.

Finally, you can head over to to check out the various reports based on your raw data.

Have fun DNA exploring!