Ancestry iOS App Gets Pedigree View and Photo Hints

Posted by Aaron Orr on May 6, 2013 in Mobile, Website

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

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

Posted by Aaron Orr on November 20, 2012 in Mobile, Website

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

Introducing Hint Notifications and Preferences

Posted by Aaron Orr on May 3, 2012 in Website

Ever wonder if there are new hints you haven’t seen hiding in your family tree? Now it’s easy to see new hints when they come your way—we’ve just released a feature to notify you when you get new hints. You may have noticed when you last visited that the menu bar in the top-right Read More

Living people in your family tree

Posted by Aaron Orr on April 12, 2012 in Website

Do you have living people in your Ancestry family tree? It’s great to add your children, siblings, cousins, and other living relatives, but how are living people protected? At there’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to make sure information about living people stays private.  The first thing we do Read More