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Ancestry iOS App Gets a Whole New Look and Feel With Some Great New Features

Posted by Pam Velazquez on September 18, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Mobile

We are excited to announce our latest update to the Ancestry iOS app. This update brings a bright new look that feels right at home on Apple’s new iOS 7 operating system. Now you can easily add your living relatives to your tree using Facebook, read through your ancestors’ life events in story-like narratives, and… Read more

Take Your Tree with You This Summer

Summer is prime time for research trips, cemetery visits, and family reunions. For family historians, these trips used to take extra planning. Along with the sunscreen, bug spray, and potato salad, family reunions required choosing which books, papers, and photos to bring along for research or sharing—and the inevitability of forgetting something important. With the… Read more

Ancestry iOS App Gets Pedigree View and Photo Hints

Posted by Aaron Orr on May 6, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Mobile

More discoveries can happen with our mobile app with the new Pedigree View and Photo Hints. Our Ancestry App is great wherever you go or wherever you are in today’s busy world.  Whether at the train station, your couch, or at Aunt Edna’s house, take those moments to quickly view or add something to your… Read more

Ancestry App for Windows 8

Posted by Duff Wilson on December 21, 2012 in Ancestry.com Site, Mobile

Have you ever wanted a quick and easy way to view and share your family tree right from your desktop?  Announcing Ancestry for Windows 8 which was released into the new Windows Store on November 30th and was subsequently updated on December 12th. The Ancestry app provides an attractive and innovative way to experience and… Read more

Android gets Hints! See what’s new in our Android app.

Posted by Aaron Orr on November 20, 2012 in Ancestry.com Site, Mobile

Ever wish you could make new family history discoveries from your Android phone or tablet? We’re excited to announce that we’ve added Hints for historical records to our Android app. Let’s take a closer look at what’s new… Record Hints “Shaky leaves” on people in your tree indicate that we may have found a record for this… Read more

Just launched: Version 4 of the Ancestry.com app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch!

Posted by on August 28, 2012 in Mobile

We’re really excited about the new version of our iPhone and iPad app. We hope you like it as much as we do! Let’s take a closer look… First you’ll probably notice that we have a new look to the entire app. Hopefully you think it’s as warm and inviting as we do The new… Read more

Ancestry.com App Featured on Apple’s App Store

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on December 28, 2011 in Mobile, Social Media

The Ancestry.com app was just showcased on Apple’s App Store Facebook page! We are excited and honored to receive such recognition from Apple. The latest version of the Ancestry.com app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch has been extensively updated. It now features Ancestry Hints – clues that make finding genealogy records for your ancestors… Read more

The Ancestry.com Android app is here!

Posted by Kendall on December 21, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site, Mobile

For all of our Ancestry.com users that have been patiently waiting for an Android app, your wait is over! We’re happy to announce the launch of our new Android app just in time for the holidays. Download the app now. The new Ancestry.com app for Android phones and tablets (and very soon including Kindle Fire,… Read more

Version 3 of our app for iPhone, iPad and iPod is here!

Posted by Kendall on November 29, 2011 in Mobile

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to view and merge Ancestry.com’s “shaky leaf” record hints into your family tree directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod?  We thought so, too. Today, we announced the availability of an enhanced version 3 of our iPhone, iPad and iPod app, Ancestry, that now offers several new features: Ability… Read more

Ancestry app hits 1 million downloads

Posted by Kendall on April 19, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Mobile, Site Features

I’m excited to announce that the Ancestry mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod has been downloaded over 1 million times! Many of you are finding the app to be a great way to interact with your family tree on Ancestry.com, share records and photos with others (I’ve personally really enjoyed sitting down with my relatives to… Read more

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