(Canada) Easy To Activate

Would you like to activate your ancestry dna kit. So, we have given simple steps in the below method you can use them and get your ancestors information as soon as possible. But before you will create an account you must follow the below mentioned aspects first. So let’s get started.

Follow Simple Steps Before You Activate

Before you are going to get activated with ancestry dna login canada you must make sure to proceed after the below mentioned instructions only. If you have already done these steps you can proceed with the activation procedure. So let us discuss now.

  1. The basic meaning to activating a DNA kit is properly connecting your kit to your/their personal ancestry account. If you do not own an ancestry dna account, then you have to create a new one from ancestry create new account for canada.
  2. Make sure to have your activation code until you will be received your ancestry dna results. Because we can not begin our further steps to processing your DNA sample until your kit has been activated.
  3. There are separate steps when you want to know how to activate ancestry dna kit for a minor child, you can see our article on ancestry dna for child from this link.
  4. Each adult (who has above or equal to 18 years old) who wants to take their test they should activate it by using their own ancestry account. There are some exception of tests for a minor child, only a single account might be activated on one account. When you would like to invite another adult to activate their kit, you must follow the legal steps which we have provided for ancestry dna activate kit for someone else.
  5. The main aspect here is to have an email address to create an ancestry account. However if you do not have an email address or else if your current email address has already been associated with another ancestry account, at that time you must have to create a new email.

These are the main steps to follow before you go to After you’ve done with these steps you need to proceed with the below mentioned steps.

If you would like to know how to create a free ancestry account then you have to check that post now.

How Do I Activate My Ancestry DNA Kit ?

There are few more steps to follow in order to activate your ancestry dna kit for canada. You can check the steps below (for more understanding purposes we have provided all the relevant images).

1). First of all go to “” and then click on “Sign in” option

2). Now you have come to “ login screen” there you have to enter your “Username or Email” and “Password” then hit on “Sign In”. login screen

3). If you have completed sign in procedure, you have to select “Yes” option, but still if you’re not logged in with your ancestry login details you have to select “No” option. After that you must sign in to activate your dna kit successfully. After that hit on “Next”.

Ancestry sign in

4). Now its time to “enter your activation code” and then hit on “Next“. You can find your activation code from your tube and also from your instruction packet. Make sure to not enter the hyphens.

activate your dna kit

5). In this step you have to be careful: if you would like to activate a kit “for yourself”, then “select your name” and then hit on “Next”. But if you would like to activate a kit for a minor then hit on “My Child” option and proceed with these steps. When you want to activate an ancestry kit for some other adult then you must select “Someone else” and then proceed with these directions.

Select an option for whom

6). After that you have to enter your “Birth Year” and “assigned sex at birth”. Then click on “Next”.

Select ancestry birth year

7). In this step you have to select “Review and Consent” option after you read DNA Processing Consent. Then select “Next”. But if you would like to decline to give your consent you will unable to activate your kit.

8). When you want to store your saliva sample with the ancestry, then you have to click on “I give consent”. When you do not want it to store you should click on “I do not give consent”. Finally click on “Next”.

Ancestry sample storage

9). Now you have to read about the “Informed Consent” and after that you have to chose “I have read the Informed Consent”. If you do this your participation or non-participation has no effect upon your ancestry dna results. Now you can select either “I can give consent or “i do not give consent”. After that click on “Next”.

10). When you would like to see all of your DNA matches and also would you be listed as a match then you have to click on “Yes”, or you can select “No” for not seeing or be seen by your matches. After that you have to select “Next” option. Basically, here the DNA matches means specific peoples those who are related to you. When you do not want to be appeared to biological family, then select option “No”. When you want to find by your biological family and also find your biological family then click on “Yes”. This option can be changed at any time.

Ancestry DNA Matches

11). Would you like your DNA matches to see your name then click on your “Name”. When if you want your DNA matches to see your username and then hit on “Username”. After that hit on “Next”. Suppose, you do not wish to be listed as a DNA match, then you won’t see this option. But whenever you do allow the others to view all of your ethnicity, geographic and also the cultural origins, so they are able to see your ethnicity estimate.

12). When you would like to your DNA matches to see all of the regions and also the communities within your ethnicity estimate then you must need to chose the top option. However if you would want your DNA matches to be seen only the regions and also the communities that you have in common, then chose the bottom option. Finally hit on “Next”. But if you have selected not to be listed as a DNA match, then you won’t see this option.

Ethinicity estimate display

13). Next you will come to the kit notification section, here you have to click on “Yes” to receive any text updates regarding of status of your kit or “No” if you would not like to get them. When you click “Yes” you must enter your phone number in the particular field and then hit on “Next”.

Ancestry kit notifications

14). When you would like to get all weekly emails about the updated information and also about relatives based on your DNA results, you have to select “Yes”. Also to opt out of update emails, click No. After that Click on Next.

ancestry weekly emails

15). Now you will see the review section, in that section you need to take a review the information that you’ve entered and then hit on “Submit and activate”.

16). Now you can check out the status of your DNA kit at anytime by simply click on DNA tab which is available at the top of any page on the ancestry dna login canada screen and also selecting Your DNA Results Summary.

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