Ancestry® is an online service provider which combines historical records, family trees, and samples from millions of people in the AncestryDNA® network. It helps people discover their ancestors’ historical documents and find their families’ history.
Ancestry® leads in resources and innovation in family history and consumer genomics. It uses cutting-edge technology to enable people to discover more about their history. Ancestry® has made this possible by innovation in DNA science, digitizing historical records, and using artificial intelligence.
AncestryDNA tells a person about their family history using a small saliva sample. The DNA kit can be purchased online. It includes a sample tube, a pre-paid envelope, a unique activation code, and an instruction manual. The test results are posted on the person’s Ancestry® account within eight weeks of receiving the sample.
How to Log In?
If you already have an AncestryDNA account, then follow the steps given below to sign in to your account:
Step 1: Go to the website of Ancestry®.
To Log in to your AncestryDNA account, you will have to go to the website of Ancestry® at https://www.ancestry.com/dna/. On the web page, you will find the option of “Sign In” in the top-right corner of the web page.
Step 2: Enter your Details
After clicking on the Sign In option, you will be redirected to the Sign In page. Here, you have to enter the username or email address you used while creating the account. After this, you will need to enter your password.
Step 3: Sign in to your Account
After entering the information, click on Sign in, and you’ll be redirected to your dashboard.
Step 4: Two-Step Verification
In case you have enabled two-step verification, then:
- After clicking on Sign in, you will be asked to enter a verification code.
- Enter the verification code received and click on Submit Code.
- You will reach your dashboard.
How to Sign out?
To Sign out of your account, click your name or username in the top-right corner of the web page. Then select the option of Sign Out from the drop-down menu.
1. What to do if I have forgotten my password?
If you have forgotten your password or it is not working, click on the Forgot Password option.
On the next page, enter your email address, and you will receive an email through which you can reset your password.
2. What to do if your password is not working?
If you’ve reset your password and your new password is also not working, try to clear your cache and cookies before trying again.
3. What to do if the page or a link is not working?
If a page or link is not working, try to clear your cache and cookies.
4. How to bypass Two-Step Verification?
If you don’t want to avoid entering a verification code at each instance of signing in, then select Remember this device option. You will not have to enter the code while signing in from the same device.