MyHeritage DNA Update – Important News!
Summary: Starting December 1st, 2018, MyHeritage will begin charging a fee for DNA test data uploads from other vendors; and MyHeritage DNA now allows the free upload of 23andMe v5 as well as Living DNA test results to the MyHeritage site
Well it certainly is the week for DNA updates, right? Just before AncestryDNA launched its new ethnicity estimate changes, MyHeritage DNA made an announcement concerning its FREE DNA UPLOAD feature.
If you are not familiar with the practice, most DNA vendors (at least the “Big 5” which are 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA) allow you to download your raw DNA test data. Then for many sites (except for 23andMe and AncestryDNA), you can “upload” that data and look for DNA matches among that site’s users who have tested their DNA. MyHeritage allows FREE UPLOADS (while some like Family Tree DNA charge as much as $19 USD).
MyHeritage To End FREE DNA Data Uploads
Effective December 1st, 2018, “DNA Matching will remain free for uploaded DNA data, but unlocking additional DNA features (for example, ethnicity estimate, chromosome browser, and some others) will require an extra payment for DNA files uploaded after this date.” So this is why you should do the FREE UPLOAD to MyHeritage DNA NOW! “All DNA data that was uploaded to MyHeritage in the past, and all DNA data that is uploaded now and prior to December 1, 2018, will continue to enjoy full access to all DNA features for free. These uploads will be grandfathered in and will remain free.”
We expect to hear more information from MyHeritage DNA as the December 1st deadline gets closer and you can stay tuned here at Abundant Genealogy or at DNA Bargains for the latest news. To access the free upload feature at MyHeritage DNA, visit https://dnabargains.com/myheritageofferupload.
MyHeritage Accepts Living DNA and 23andMe V5 Data
In addition to the news as to the end of the free DNA data upload feature, MyHeritage also made an announcement about which DNA test results it accepts as part of its free upload program. So the change at MyHeritage DNA is this: you can now upload 23andMe v5 (which is a later version of 23andMe test results) as well as Living DNA (the UK-based DNA testing company).
Click HERE to read the recent article New: MyHeritage supports 23andMe v5 and Living DNA uploads dated September 12, 2018 at the MyHeritage blog.
Upload Your DNA Test Data to MyHeritage for FREE Now! Free Offer Ends December 1st!
Have you uploaded your AncestryDNA test data (or other DNA test data) to MyHeritage yet? You can now do this for FREE and check out the ethnicity estimates and start matching with others on MyHeritage. Click HERE to get started! Remember, according to the latest update from MyHeritage, on and after December 1st, 2018 there will be a FEE for uploading your DNA test data from another vendor. Any data uploaded PRIOR to December 1st will have access to all DNA matching and other features and they will be “grandfathered in” with no future charges.
MyHeritage DNA On Sale!
End of Summer Sale at MyHeritage DNA – $59 USD! For just $59 USD you can get the popular autosomal DNA test kit similar to AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA and other DNA testing companies. You’ll have access to more ethnicities than any other major vendor PLUS receive your results much faster than other companies. Limited Time Offer – DON’T DELAY! Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage
Special MyHeritage Offer for Canadian Residents!
This special limited time promotion is also available to residents of Canada! Pay just $79 CAD for MyHeritage DNA and also take advantage of the free shipping offer. Limited Time Offer – DON’T DELAY! Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage
Free Shipping Offer at MyHeritage DNA
BONUS! Get FREE SHIPPING when you order 2 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits! No promo code needed – discount calculated at checkout! Limited Time Offer – DON’T DELAY! Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage
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