We re examining 700 000 markers in your dna to compare them with the dna of people on our reference panel. Ancestry and family history.
So please link your dna test to your tree.
How to get the best results from ancestry dna test. Ancestry has changed this up a bit. Ancestry measures your dna at about 700 000 locations across your genome then takes the data to identify which of the 500 globally distributed regions your ancestors may have lived. We re separating your dna from your saliva.
If your results are ready you ll see your dna story dna matches and. Your test is complete and your results should be ready for you to view. Don t eat drink smoke or chew gum or tobacco for 30 minutes after brushing your teeth and before providing your saliva sample.
To access the groups feature on your ancestry dna match list you will need to be at your main dna match page. The details in your results such as the regions included vary by testing company and ancestrydna provides the most geographic detail. Your results are a great starting point for more family history research and it can also be a way to dig even deeper into the research you ve.
To expand your reach of living cousins you can transfer your raw dna from ancestry to myheritage once you get the results. The first big draw of a full dna test is that you ll get a detailed breakdown on ancestry and ethnicity and the migration patterns of your common ancestors. They now provide multiple status designations for tree.
In order to get the best results from your ancestry dna results you should consider attaching your dna to your family tree on ancestry. Your best bet will be the ancestry health test which also includes the standard ancestry test where you can find relatives. When collecting your sample follow these guidelines.
Your ancestrydna results include information about your geographic origins across 1 000 regions and identifies potential relatives through dna matching to others who have taken the ancestrydna test. People to show there is a tree unlinked tree for trees not linked to the dna test a lock icon to show the tree is private a leaf to show there s a common ancestor no trees and tree unavailable. On most dna testing sites we have to do this manually in a notebook or spreadsheet but ancestry dna makes this easy with their groups tool on your list.
Even if your tree isn t completely finished or even if you only have a few people in your tree it is worth the few seconds that it takes to do. Brush your teeth and or use mouthwash.