How to delete 23andMe account?


23andMe is a genetic testing company that provides DNA testing kits to help individuals discover information about their ancestry, genetic health risks, and inherited traits. Users submit a saliva sample for testing, and 23andMe analyzes the DNA to provide a report on the individual’s genetic makeup.

Can I delete my 23andMe account?

Yes, you can delete your 23andMe account and personal information.

How to delete 23andMe account

  1. Visit the website and log in to your account.
  2. Click on your name or profile picture on the top right.
  3. Proceed to the Settings menu.
  4. Scroll down the page to the 23andMe Data section.
  5. Scroll to the end of the page.
  6. Click the Permanently Delete Data button.
  7. Check the registered email address inbox.
  8. Confirm by clicking Permanently Delete All Records in the message.

Additional notes


23andMe alternatives

  • Ancestry
  • MyHeritage
  • Living DNA
  • FamilyTree
  • Dante Labs
  • Orig3n
  • Helix
  • Vitagene
  • Gene by Gene
  • Nebula Genomics

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