We always depend on a child’s parent or guardians to decide whether the AncestryDNA is convenient for use by the children under their responsibility. If a infant uses AncestryDNA, then guardians or parents of that infant is liable for the minor’s action.
Also they are considered to have authorized to the use of child’s information by Ancestry. By providing the sample DNA of a child, you prove that only you are legal parent or guardian of the minor. So for your help here we have updated all the instructions of activating ancestry DNA kit for your child. You just need to follow the below given steps of activating AncestryDNA kit for child:
How To Activate Ancestry DNA Kit For My Child
- Initially Visit (https://www.ancestry.com/dna/activate/code), and Sign in or create a new Ancestry account.
- If you have signed in with your account, Tap on “Yes”. If you aren’t signed in, Click “NO” and then Sign in to activate the DNA kit and click on “Next”.
- Now proceed by entering your child’s Activation Code and press on Next. You can find your child’s activation printed on their tube & instructions packet. Do not enter hyphens with the code.
- Choose “My Child” & click on Next.
- If you are the legal guardian or parent of minor then click Yes. Ancestry DNA kits for children must be activated by their legal parents or guardians.
- Fill up the mandatory details of child like Name, Birth year and sex at the time of birth. Then click on Next.
- Read the consent of DNA processing carefully. Now select Review & Consent. Tap on Next. If you choose the next option and decline the consent then you will unable to activate your child’s DNA kit.
- On the next step, If you would like to save your child’s DNA sample with Ancestry then press on “I give consent”. And if you don’t want to do this or store the sample with Ancestry, simply click on “I do not give consent”. Now press Next.
- Select the option between Yes or No to see the Child’s DNA matches and click on the Next. If you enable the matches, you can see the other members of Ancestry who are sharing DNA with your children and they are also able to see that your child matches them. You can make changes to this preference any time by login to your account. DNA matches couldn’t see a child’s age and also by default they can see child’s initials not their name.
- Select whether the matches will see all the regions in the child’s estimate ethnicity or only regions that they will share with the child. Choosing the first option as “Show complete ethnicity estimate and communities” means DNA matches can be able to see the minor’s complete ethnicity estimate, involving communities. You can see the option if you have added the child as a match.
- In the Kit notification section, Tap “Yes” to get the text updates about the kit status or “No” if you don’t want to get them. If you have pressed “Yes” then you need to enter your mobile number in the necessary required field and click Next.
- To get weekly email updates about new information & relatives based on your minor’s DNA result, Tap Yes. To opt out from email updates click No and then Next.
- Click on “Submit and Activate” after review all the information.
- You can check DNA kit status anytime by tapping on the DNA tab at the top of Ancestry webpage.