Posted by on 8 March 2011 in General, Site Features

How would you like to be able to see and navigate your family tree on your iPhone or iPad so you can more easily share family stories visually?  How would you like to be able to view the Census and other records you’ve attached to people in your family tree on your iPhone or iPad at your next family gathering?  Well good news – now there’s an app for that.

Today, we announced the availability of an enhanced world-wide version of our iPhone Ancestry app, that now has universal support for the iPad and offers several new features:

  • An interactive family tree viewer to illustrate relationships in your family history
  • Access to family trees that were shared with you
  • Ability to view attached historical documents and source citations attached via
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Also available on the iPad

Built with the tablet experience in mind, the new Ancestry app brings to life on iPad’s large screen multi-generational family trees complete with images of original family records and photos, making iPad a powerful tool for you to display and share your trees with family and friends in an interactive, highly visual way.

Don’t have an iPad or an iPhone?  Don’t despair – we’re carefully considering the creation of an Android version of the Ancestry app down the road.  Stay tuned for more info.

download the app for free now.



William Blake 

Will you be Launching an app the Android phones

8 March 2011 at 2:53 pm
Lin Hyde 

Will this app be available for BlackBerry at all?

9 March 2011 at 2:08 pm

The new app is superb – full marks.

11 March 2011 at 11:41 am