Take this tour around your match page at 23andMe to learn the most important aspects of this most important part of your testing experience.
Searching by surname is a simple and easy way to get started finding your Best Matches in your DNA match list at any testing company. You can search for the surname(s) that are associated with the ancestor you are looking for today.
If you are trying to administer the AncestryDNA accounts for multiple people, you will want to share their results into your account for easy access and analysis. This is a clip from a class I taught for the Florida Genealogical Society Virtual Conference in November 2017.
Here are four reasons why you, or your relative, might want to be tested at AncestryDNA.
Learn how to make the most of your shakey leaf hints at AncestryDNA.
Watch this video for a quick overview of the 23andMe website.
If you haven't had a chance to attend a national conference, this is a small look into my corner of the exhibit hall. Thanks to Lisa Louise Cooke and the Genealogy Gems we provide high-quality mini-classes to educate and entertain those in the exhibit hall.
This is from NGS 2016 going over three reasons to have your DNA tested.
Want to know what triangulation means in genetic genealogy terms? This is the place for the very basic overview of this method.
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The mtDNA match table holds the most valuable information for your mtDNA test- but what does it mean? In these short few minutes together you will learn how to navigate this table and identify your best matches.
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Learn the basics of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA test) to decide if it might be of use in your family history.
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Learn the basics of this popular tool for determining your deep ancestral heritage.
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Each of your DNA matches has a personal match page where their personal, genetic, and genealogical information is displayed. Learn the basic anatomy of this page and how you can use it in your genealogy.
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Learn all of the ins and outs of your YDNA profile and be better prepared to understand the matching process.
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Have you been wondering if a YDNA test might be right for you and your family history? In the next few minutes we will cover the basics of this useful and very informative test that can give you insight into the past of any male on your pedigree chart.
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This getting started segment will help you understand and then deliberately determine your profile and privacy settings a AncestryDNA.
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This section will cover the basic navigational features of the FTNDA Family Finder page.
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Many are puzzled by the presence of unexpected ethnicities in their admixture results. With my Mango Theory, you will learn why these unwanted guests sometimes invade our results.
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In this video we will cover how autosomal DNA is passed down from one generation to the next, and what that means for you as a genealogist.
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Learn basic basic directions on how to set up your profile and change your privacy and contact settings at Family Tree DNA.
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Learn basic basic instructions on how to get around inside the mtDNA menu at FTDNA.