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23andMe login and raw DNA data download

Are you a 23andMe customer? Do you want to learn more from your DNA data? Upload your 23andMe raw data to Nebula Genomics to get a free DNA report and additional new traits every week! In this blog post, we provide instruction to make 23andMe login and raw data download easy.

23andMe is a San Francisco-based genetic testing company founded in San Francisco by Anne Wojcicki. 23andMe provides ancestry information as well as insight about genetic health risks. The 23andMe DNA test kit meets the FDA standards for clinical and scientific validity. In the past years, 23andMe has been turning into a pharmaceutical company as they use their customers’ DNA data for drug discovery.

Did you know that the 23andMe test decodes only 0.02% of your DNA? At Nebula Genomics, we offer Whole Genome Sequencing for only $299! This is the most complete DNA test that decodes 100% of your autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, and the Y chromosome. Whole Genome Sequencing will enable you to learn more about your ancestry, family connections, and health than any other DNA test! Click here yo learn more!

Step 1: Find the 23andMe login portal to sign in to your account

To find the 23andMe login portal, first, visit the 23andMe website. There you will see a “Sign In” button in the right upper corner. Click that button to begin the 23andMe login process.

The 23andMe sign in button is the upper right corner.
The 23andMe sign in button is in the upper right corner.

Step 2: Begin 23andMe sign in by entering your 23andMe login information

In the 23andMe login portal, you will be asked for your email and password. If you lost or forgot your password, click “Forgot your password?”. 23andMe will send an email to your email address with instructions on how to reset your password. After resetting your password, you will be able to resume the 23andMe sign in process. 

To sign in to your 23andMe account you must enter your email and password.
To sign in to your 23andMe account you must enter your email and password.
You can reset your 23andMe password if you forgot it.
You can reset your 23andMe password if you forgot it.

Step 3: After you signed in to your 23andMe account, find the 23andMe raw data download page

After you completed the 23andMe login, you can request access to your 23andMe raw data. First, open the menu in the top right corner of the page. Then, choose “Browse Raw Data.”

After you have logged in to your 23andMe account, you need to find the data download page.
Fin the data download page. 

Next, select “Download” in the upper-middle part of the next page. This will let you download your data from 23andme.

Select “Download” to request access to your DNA data.
Select “Download” to request access to your DNA data.

Step 4: Read the disclaimer about 23andMe raw data security 

You need to be careful when you sign in to your 23andMe account. After 23andMe login, you have full access to your raw DNA data. Your genetic data is sensitive information and should be protected. Read through the warnings that 23andMe shows you. 

Carefully read the disclaimer about DNA data security.

Step 5: Submit 23andMe raw data download request

Scroll further down on this page and you will see a panel titled “Request your taw data download”. Check the box “I understand the limitations and risks associated with uploading my information to third party sites.” and click the button “Submit request”. You will receive your 23andMe raw data file over email in a few minutes. 

Click on the blue button to request access to your raw DNA data. 

Step 6: Don’t forget to log out after 23andMe login

After 23andMe sign in, it’s import to sign out of your account. This is important for security reasons so that nobody else can access your account. You can log out of your 23andMe account by clicking “Sign Out” in the menu in the upper right corner of the screen.

Staying logged in is not safe. Don’t forget to sign out!
Staying logged in is not safe. Don’t forget to sign out!

Step 7: Access your 23andMe raw data

You will find a .zip folder attached to the email that you will receive from 23andMe. This is a compressed file. Double-click on it to decompress the data. You will find two files in the folder. The first file is a word document, that contains the disclaimer found on the 23andMe website. The text file is your raw genomic data. It contains a list of genetic variants.

A list of genetic variants in your 23andMe raw DNA data file.
A list of genetic variants in your 23andMe raw DNA data file.

Step 8: Upload your 23andMe raw data to Nebula Genomics

If you already have a Nebula Genomics account, the login is similar to the 23andMe login that we described above. If you don’t have a Nebula Genomics account yet, you can create an account and upload your 23andMe raw data here. Enjoy your free expanded DNA report and weekly updates! Learn more about our reporting in the Nebula Research Library!

Bonus Step 9: Unlock all of your genomic information with Whole Genome Sequencing

Want to go beyond what the 23andMe test can offer? AncestryDNA only looks at .01% of your DNA. Whole Genome Sequencing allows you to tap into 10,000 times more information. This can help link the newest scientific studies back to your genome to provide even more information about your health, wellness, and ancestry.

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