Help Legacy Australia. Share your Anzac ancestor’s story & Ancestry will donate $5

Posted by on March 25, 2015 in Ancestry App, Australia, General Announcement, Member Stories, Military, Photographs

Ancestry is asking our lovely members and the Australian community to share their Anzac ancestor’s stories and for each photo and story shared on the Ancestry Anzac Hero Wall facebook app, Ancestry will donate $5 to Legacy Australia up to $15,000. The Ancestry Anzac Hero Wall is an app hosted on the Ancestry facebook page… Read more

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

Posted by on September 20, 2013 in Ancestry App

We are excited to announce our latest update to the FREE Ancestry iOS app for the iPad and iPhone. 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’… Read more

Introducing Shoebox From Ancestry – A Scanner in Your Pocket

Posted by on September 6, 2013 in Ancestry App

We’re excited to introduce Shoebox from Ancestry – a mobile scanner that allows you to upload photos directly to your family tree on There has never been a simpler, faster, and more beautiful way to scan your old photos. Shoebox puts a powerful photo-scanner in your pocket. Just take a picture of an old… Read more

Ancestry app for Android is among Google’s Best of the Best of 2012

Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Ancestry App, Australia, New Zealand

ORIGINALLY AUTHORED BY AARON ORR, ANCESTRY.COM Every year Google reviews thousands of apps and selects their top picks—we’re pleased to share that our Ancestry app for Android is one of Google’s top picks of 2012! A recent update to the Ancestry app for Android introduced hints so members can make new family discoveries from the… Read more

New: Version 4 of the app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch!

Posted by on September 3, 2012 in Ancestry App

ORIGINALLY AUTHORED BY BRENDAN NEISH, ANCESTRY.COM 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… Read more

The Android app is here!

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on January 4, 2012 in Ancestry App

Authored by Kendall Hulet, For all of our 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. Download the app now. The new app for Android phones and tablets allows you to interact with your… Read more

Version 3 of App Out Now

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on December 13, 2011 in Ancestry App

Authored by Kendall Hulet from   Wouldn’t it be great to be able to view and merge’s “shaky leaf” record hints into your family tree directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod?  We thought so, too. We are pleased to announce the availability of an enhanced version 3 of our free Ancestry iPhone, iPad and iPod… Read more

Android Beta Testers Needed

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on October 4, 2011 in Ancestry App

We’ve been working hard on an Android version of the Ancestry mobile app, and we’re looking for Android users to help us test an early beta version. If you are interested in being a beta tester, regularly use an Android phone or tablet, and are an subscriber, please click here to take a short… Read more

Take your family tree with you everywhere you go

Posted by on March 9, 2011 in Ancestry App, Site Features

Our updated Ancestry app for iPhone®, iPod® Touch or iPad® gives you an even better way to take your family tree with you. Now you can see your entire tree — not just names — in a more intuitive way. Using the app, just log in to your account from anywhere to access… Read more