How to Download DNA Raw Data from MyHeritageDNA

How to Download DNA Raw Data from MyHeritageDNA   Requirements: Know your MyHeritage login and password Know your MyHeritage password without it being automatically provided by the site Be able to access your email to retrieve a message from MyHeritage Have access to a secure computer with the ability to store and protect the data if you want an archival copy or delete the data after uploading to another drive or test site   Instructions: [su_box title="Step 1 - Login to MyHeritage.com" box_color="#98c33f" title_color="#070706" radius="2"][/su_box]   [su_box title="Step 2 - On the header menu select DNA, then select Manage DNA kits; if you're a member of more than one family website, select which site you want to visit" box_color="#98c33f" title_color="#070706" radius="2"] If you're a member of more than one family site, select the site you need. [/su_box]   [su_box title="Step 3 -Select the kit you want to download by selec…
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How to Export a GEDCOM File from FamilySearch Family Tree

Today I alternated between 😭  and  😡  as I tried to figure out the best way to export my family tree from FamilySearch to Ancestry and MyHeritage, two sites where I have DNA matches and want trees with all my ancestors' descendant lines. This is what I learned.

 

How to Export a GEDCOM File from FamilySearch Family Tree

 

The Short Answer: You can't. FamilySearch doesn't support exporting data as a GEDCOM file. The Better Answer: You can, in a roundabout way. You can Import your way to an Export. The Short Answer - A little background info

 

GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications and is a standard file structure for genealogical information. It's the most popular file type used to exchange & share family tree information. If you want a copy of someone's family tree, you ask for a GEDCOM file.

FamilySearch Family Tree is a "one tree" site where they own the fa…

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#FamilyHistoryMonth – see the latest free MyHeritage products

    On Day 3 of #FamilyHistoryMonth see the latest free MyHeritage products!     MyHeritage is a fee/subscription family history site specializing in online family tree hosting and building online digitized record searching and DNA testing and matching. In addition to these subscription services, they offer some free help to anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history.   Some free MyHeritage offers include:   Free family tree building for basic sites with a limit of 250 people and 500 MB storage                             Upload your DNA from Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA, or 23andMe, and receive free Ethnicity Estimates and DNA Matches at MyHeritage                 Free genealogy software, Family Tree B…
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