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Ancestry

Ancestry

Ancestry.com

Discover where you came from through photos, stories, and historical documents.

4.2
153K+ Reviews 5M+
Free
40.8MB
  • Editor's Choice
  • Free
  • Feature Rich
  • Fresh
  • In App Purchases
4.2
152.6K+ Ratings
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Editor’s Review

  1. Search the largest database of historical photos, stories, documents, and even records in your ancestors’ mother tongues
  2. Ancestry Hints™ technology searches billions of records for you. Connect with family to grow your tree and share your findings
  3. Upload photos and life events right from your phone, or add relatives from Facebook. Sync instantly with your Ancestry.com tree

Reviewed by Laura S on January 8, 2018

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Review Highlights

  • easy to use

    in 1,529 reviews

    with other people's research but it is easy to use, easy to correct and great fun

  • helpful

    in 779 reviews

    Very user friendly and helpful app

  • addictive

    in 203 reviews

    Very easy to use. Shows lots of hints to help find ancestors. Addictive and fun!

  • informative

    in 126 reviews

    Nice app. Easy to use and very informative!

  • great tool

    in 103 reviews

    Great tool for establishing facts,, and gaining resource to help confirm the person you

  • online version

    in 20 reviews

    Love the app, it is easier to use hints than the online version.

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App Description

Google Play

Discover where you came from through photos, stories, historical documents, and so much more. With the Ancestry app you can explore your family stories anytime, anywhere.

• Discover stories, photos, and records about your ancestors with Ancestry Hints™
• Access more than 14 billion historical records, photos, and more
• Explore billions of historical photos and records
• Preserve and share your history with a family tree
• Share and collaborate with friends and family

Android Phone and Tablet Features:

• Ancestry Hints™ automatically find records, photos, and stories about your family
• In just a few taps create, edit, and see your family tree
• Sync automatically with your Ancestry.com account
• Easily upload photos and add facts or stories to your family tree
• Add family members to your tree from Facebook

What’s New

Google Play

  • 6.28.108

    March 8, 2019 Bug fixes
  • 6.27.106

    February 26, 2019 New Search Improvements:

    The single filter slider on the record search page was replaced by a more robust filtering system.
    Access a more comprehensive set of categories and see counts of the available records.
    Find photos and stories as well as historical records.
    Get more relevant search results by using new controls to focus in on the right information.
  • 6.27.104

    February 25, 2019 New Search Improvements:

    The single filter slider on the record search page was replaced by a more robust filtering system.
    Access a more comprehensive set of categories and see counts of the available records.
    Find photos and stories as well as historical records.
    Get more relevant search results by using new controls to focus in on the right information.
  • 5.21.95

    December 11, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 6.27.103

    February 22, 2019 New Search Improvements:

    The single filter slider on the record search page was replaced by a more robust filtering system.
    Access a more comprehensive set of categories and see counts of the available records.
    Find photos and stories as well as historical records.
    Get more relevant search results by using new controls to focus in on the right information.
  • 5.21.95

    December 11, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.20.93

    November 9, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.21.95

    December 11, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.20.93

    November 9, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.19.92

    November 6, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.20.93

    November 9, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.19.92

    November 6, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.18.88

    October 29, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.19.92

    November 6, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.18.88

    October 29, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.17.86

    October 12, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.15.81

    September 11, 2018 Bug fixes
  • 5.17.86

    October 12, 2018 Bug fixes

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Ancestry

Ancestry

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