Adding DNA Information?

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I am a descendant of Matthias Holstein.  He is my 8th great-grandfather.  How do I add my DNA testing results to his profile?

(Please excuse my ignorance concerning DNA and how it applies.)
WikiTree profile: Matthias Holstein
in Genealogy Help by Sharon Farrell G2G Rookie (250 points)
retagged by Ellen Smith
Thank you for responding so quickly.  Greatly appreciate it.

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Hi Sharon,

As you build out your ancestors, within 24 hours your DNA test info will be propagated to the profiles of your appropriate ancestors based on the test type.

WikiTree propagates autosomal DNA test info out 8 steps from the test-taker. If Matthias is your 8g grandfather, he is 10 steps away from you, so he will be too distant for your autosomal DNA test info to appear on his profile (you are unlikely to have inherited significant DNA segments from him).

by Rick Peterson G2G6 Pilot (174k points)
selected by Sharon Farrell

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