Portable Genomics has released a free app called SaveMy23 that lets users obtain and store copies of their 23andMe data.

Using the 23andMe API, SaveMy23 connects directly to users’ accounts and automatically downloads data. It then compresses and encrypts the files using the individuals’ 23andMe passwords as keys, and emails the encrypted files to the user. Portable Genomics does not access nor save any of the information or data.

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