23andMe raw data files are downloaded in the ZIP format. This is how you extract them for use by some 3rd party sites like James Lick’s mtDNA page.

1) Right click on your downloaded 23andMe file. Select Extract All.

23andMe Extract file 1

Select Extract All.

2) Select a folder where you want the extracted file to be saved.

23andMe Extract file 2

Select a folder.