How To Activate Ancestry Health DNA Kit?

If you would like to activate both of your ancestry DNA and the AncestryHealth, then here is our tutorial on how to activate ancestry health DNA kit from ancestrydna.com/activate. The steps are mentioned below for both ancestryDNA and also the ancestry Health.

How To Activate Both AncestryDNA And AncestryHealth

  • If you do not signed in yet you have to go to “https://www.ancestry.com/dna/activate/code” this url and there you have to click on “Sign In” option and then enter your “Login Details” there to be signed in to your ancestry account.
  • Now you have to select “Yes” option and then hit on “Next”. If you’ve already done your login process but you find the active account is not yours that time you need to chose option “No”. Try again “Login in” to your account.

Ancestry sign in

  • If you’re done with the above steps you will go to next page and there you have to provide your “Activation code” and then hit on “Next” option. You can find your ancestry activation code on your tube and also on your instruction packet. Make sure you should not enter the hyphens.

activate your dna kit

  • In this step you will find your name, so click on your name and then chose “Next” option. However it is possible when you’re signed in to your account as you (with your name), but the AncestryHealth kit is for someone else, then you need to click on “Someone else” option and you should have that specific person sign in to their account.

  • Now you will come to “About You” category. In this you need to enter your details such as your name, birthdate, assigned sex at birth, address, and phone number”. At the end they will ask you a question about stem cell transplants,  you must answer to that question and then hit on “Next”. Even though, if you’re a minor (under 18years old) and you are reside in the states of new jersy, new york or Rhode Island or else if you’ve ever received the stem cell or the bone marrow transplant from someone other than yourself, that time you’re ineligible for this AncestryHealth®. of course you can be entitled to refund. Contact ancestry team now.

ancestry stem cell

  • Then you need to read via the ancestry health & AncestryDNA Processing consent after that click on Review and Consent. But if you refuse to give your consent (that means if you decline) then you are unable to activate your kit. But if you do give your consent, then you can easily revoke your consent by deleting your DNA test results in your DNA Settings.

  • Now you will visit the sample storage section, in this section you need to click on “I give consent or “I do not give consent”. Then hit on “Next” option. If you give your consent then you have a chance to change this preference at any time by simply make a phone call to ancestry.

Are you a parent or legal guardian for child

  • Now you come to the Participate in Research section, here you can read Informed Consent for the Ancestry Human Diversity Project, then you need to select “I have read the Informed Consent. Then now you have to select “I give Consent” or “I do not give consent” and then hit on “Next”. Actually, participation is optional, and the participation or else the lack thereof do not affect any availability of various services to you. Of course you can change this preference at any of your wishing time.

  • From your Health History Section, you need to respond to all of the questions, and also select all of the applicable conditions, click on the Age Diagnosed or Age Occurred to give your age at the diagnosis or else at the occurrence and after that hit on “Next” option. For any questions regarding of your family members, you need to give information about the family members those who are one or two people away from you such as; parents, children, siblings, half siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grandparents, and grandchildren.

  • Now at the DNA matches section, you need to click on “Yes” or “No” options and then hit on “Next”. Actually, here the DNA matches are the people who are related to you. However when you do not want to be visible to the biological family, you can select “No”. But if you would like to find and also be found by biological family, you can choose “Yes”. However you can change this preference at any time. The health information is not used in this particular comparison process and it is not shared with the other ancestry customers.

Ancestry DNA Matches

  • Now you’re visited to Display Name section, here you can select your real name or else your username and then hit on “Next” option. But if you select not to be listed as a DNA match, then you won’t see this section.

  • You’re at Ethnicity Estimate Display section now, you can select your ethnicity display preference and then click on Next. Al though if you select not to be listed as a DNA match, then you would not see this section, whenever you allow others to view your complete ethnicity,geographic and cultural origins, they will be able to see your ethnicity estimate, also include Communities.

Ethinicity estimate display

  • Now at the kit notification section, you have to click on “Yes” to be able to receive text updates or click on “No” to decline the text updates. After you’ve done all of this click on “Next”.

Ancestry kit notifications

  • Then at the DNA Ethnicity Results, Matches, and Insights section, you have to click on “Yes” to receive the weekly emails or click on “No” to decline them, after that hit on “Next”.

ancestry DNA Ethnicity Results, Matches, and Insights

  • Finally at the review section, you have to review all the information that you’ve entered and then click on “Submit and activate”.

Activating an AncestryHealth® upgrade

  1. From any of your ancestry page, select the “Health Tab”.
  2. If you’re prompted to enable the two step verification then hit on the “Continue” option and then set it up. But if not, you can skip this step.
  3. Now on your AncestryHealth page, click on “Activate a kit”.

4. Chose your name here and then click on “Next” option.

5. If it has been prompted, you have to enter your activation code and then click on “Next”. But if you’re not asked to provide your activation code, you can probably skip this step.

6. Now at About you section, you need enter the details like your name, birthdate, assigned sex at birth, address, and phone number. At the end they will ask you a question about stem cell transplants,  you must answer to that question and then hit on “Next”. Even though, if you’re a minor (under 18years old) and you are reside in the states of new jersy, new york or Rhode Island or else if you’ve ever received the stem cell or the bone marrow transplant from someone other than yourself, that time you’re ineligible for this AncestryHealth®. of course you can be entitled to refund. Contact ancestry team now.

7. Then you need to read via the ancestry health & AncestryDNA Processing consent after that click on Review and Consent. But if you refuse to give your consent (that means if you decline) then you are unable to activate your kit. But if you do give your consent, then you can easily revoke your consent by deleting your DNA test results in your DNA Settings.

8. Now you will visit the sample storage section, in this section you need to click on “I give consent or “I do not give consent”. Then hit on “Next” option. If you give your consent then you have a chance to change this preference at any time by simply make a phone call to ancestry.

Ancestry sample storage

9. Now you come to the Participate in Research section, here you can read Informed Consent for the Ancestry Human Diversity Project, then you need to select “I have read the Informed Consent. Then now you have to select “I give Consent” or “I do not give consent” and then hit on “Next”. Actually, participation is optional, and the participation or else the lack thereof do not affect any availability of various services to you. Of course you can change this preference at any of your wishing time.

10. From your Health History Section, you need to respond to all of the questions, and also select all of the applicable conditions, click on the Age Diagnosed or Age Occurred to give your age at the diagnosis or else at the occurrence and after that hit on “Next” option. For any questions regarding of your family members, you need to give information about the family members those who are one or two people away from you such as; parents, children, siblings, half siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grandparents, and grandchildren.

11. Now at the kit notification section, you have to click on “Yes” to be able to receive text updates or click on “No” to decline the text updates. After you’ve done all of this click on “Next”.

Ancestry kit notifications

12. Finally at the review section, you have to review all the information that you’ve entered and then click on “Submit and activate”.

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