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Ancestry DNA allows one to know about their ancestors. There are many who want to know about their ancestors. If you are interested in knowing about your ancestors, you may visit ancestrydna.com/activate and activate your account to be aware of the history of your ancestors. Below is the complete process. Have a look at the provided procedure to set up your account.

How Can One Get Started with Ancestry DNA?

The first thing one needs to do is to set up their account. Setting up an account is relatively easy. We have given the whole procedure below for you. To activate your Ancestry DNA kit, you need to buy the same. Below is the entire process.

Create Your Ancestry DNA Account

If you are interested in knowing about the history of your ancestors, you can set up your account by following the steps given below. Below is the easy procedure to help you create your AncestryDNA account. Follow these instructions.

  1. First, open the Chrome browser or any other internet browser on your device.

  2. After that, type www.ancestry.com/dna/activate in your browser's search bar and then hit press the Enter key.

  3. On the same web page, you will see a "sign in" button.

  4. Click on the same button to visit the sign-in page.

  5. Under the sign-in button, you are to click the "Sign up today for free." option.

  6. When you land on the page, you need to sign up by entering the required details, such as username and email address.

  7. Ensure that the password for the AncestryDNA account should contain at least eight characters. Your password should have both letters and digits.

  8. After entering all the relevant details, you need to click the Continue button.

Procedure to Activate Ancestry DNA User Account

After the creation of your AncestryDNA account, you now need to learn how to set it up. If you face any difficulty while doing so, you can follow the steps below in the described way.

  1. Open any web browser and type www.ancestrydna.com/activate in the search bar.

  2. If you have already registered your account with Ancestry DNA, you can directly log in to your account by clicking the "sign in" option.

  3. When you access your account, you will be asked to enter the activation code.

  4. One can find the activation code on the tube that comes with the kit.

  5. In order to activate your DNA kit, click on the Next button.

  6. Keep in mind that you are activating the kit for a minor; you need to click the "My Child" option and then click Next.

  7. Enter the details related to the minor such as date of birth and gender.

  8. Read the DNA processing consent carefully.

  9. If you are happy with the policies, click the "Review and Consent" policy.

Method to Use the Ancestry DNA Kit

In order to use the Ancestry DNA kit, you need to have an account. We have explained the procedure to create your AncestryDNA User account. You can activate the account for yourself or your family members. We have mentioned the method to use the kit. Follow the instructions:

Collect DNA Sample

You need to collect your saliva in the tube provided with the kit. The saliva collected should be kept in the tube safe.

Remove the Funnel Cap

When you have filled in the tube with your saliva, remove the funnel cap. Screw the cap so that your saliva remains inside the tube and gets mixed with your saliva.

Mix the Solution

In order to properly mix the solution with the saliva, you can gently shake the tube. Do not do it hard as it may damage the tube.

Pack the Sample

Now, carefully put your DNA sample in the bag provided with the Ancestry DNA kit. Make sure that it does not spill.

Send the Collection Bag

The most crucial step you have to take is to send the collection bag to the Ancestry DNA.

Know about the Results

Once your DNA sample has undergone the procedure, you will know about the results. The DNA ancestry will send you an email. Or else, you can visit ancestry DNA and know the results there.


Q1. How can I change my DNA ancestry password?

Ans. Go to ancestry.com/dna/activate and choose the sign-in option. Click on the "Forgot password" option and enter your email address. Verify your new password by entering the link sent to your email address. Follow the further steps shown on the screen to change your password.

Q2. How do I cancel my Ancestry DNA membership?

Ans. If you want to cancel the Ancestry DNA membership, you need to log in to your Ancestry DNA User account, go to the Membership section. On the page, you need to click the Cancel membership option.