MyHeritage is one of the fastest growing genealogy sites and the best place to build your family tree in the world. There are historical collections including billions of records in the company.
The MyHeritage DNA kit is an autosomal DNA test for genetic genealogy, through DNA matches with MyHeritage's genealogical matching database. It is designed to discover and identify relatives and ancestors.
How to Activate MyHeritage DNA Kit Online:
In order to activate your DNA kit online, please visit the page www.myheritage.com/dna/activate
If you are logged in, you will see your name in the top-right corner of the screen. If it's not you, click on "Log in as a different user":
If you are logged out, please log in with your registered email address and password. Make sure you are logged in with the details of the account you purchased the kit from.
If you are not registered to MyHeritage and would like to activate a DNA kit that was purchased for you, click on "Sign up for free" to register in a few simple steps before the activation of the kit.
1. Enter the activation code (the kit number) which you can find on the side of both vials or on the back of the kit package.
2. Click on "Continue"
3. Below the question "Whose DNA will this kit be testing?", select "Mine" if the kit is intended for your DNA:
Note: If you activate a DNA kit for someone else's DNA, make sure you select "Someone else's". Please read How do I activate a DNA kit purchased for a family member? for further instructions.
4. Make sure you read and accept the Service Terms and Consent Agreement and click on "Activate" to activate the kit.
What does MyHeritage DNA tell you?
After you process a test of your DNA with MyHeritage, you will get two types of results: An Ethnicity Estimate and DNA Matches. MyHeritage analyzes your ancestral roots in great depth to provide the most diverse percentage-based ethnicity breakdown, including 42 ethnicities on the earth.
How does MyHeritage DNA test work?
MyHeritage DNA uses a cheek swab sample. Collecting a cheek swab sample generally takes less time than a saliva sample, though it can irritate the inside of your mouth.