I can't figure out how to get my DNA profile on here.

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I have an Ancestry DNA profile, but cannot figure out to get that information onto this site.

It keeps asking for a GEDmatch ID, and I have no idea where to find that.
WikiTree profile: Joey Sprinkle
in Genealogy Help by Joey Sprinkle G2G1 (1.6k points)
retagged by Peter Roberts

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GEDmatch is a great site for DNA enthusiasts. It can take raw dna files exported from pretty much all the big dna testers: Ancestry, 23&me, FTDNA, etc.

it can get a little tricky to export your dna data file from Ancestry. I recommend you go to YouTube and search for “how to export dna from acncestry to GEDmatch” and you’ll find a bunch of videos that will step you through the process.

GEDmatch has many valuable comparisons for free. I pay an extra $10 for 30 days (they offer a one time fee or you can auto renew) for advanced features like triangulation. Once you upload your dna, you will get a kit number, or “GEDmatch ID” like “A123456”. That’s what wikitree is asking you for.

There is another site called a RootsFinder, free thru summer, that has excellent visual graphs of triangulation. It can also suck in a gedcom, wikitrees, or familysearch trees.

Good luck!
by L Kleiner G2G Crew (710 points)
selected by Debi Matlack
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by Peter Roberts G2G6 Pilot (605k points)

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