It’s a mobile world—for your family history too.

No matter where you are, you can explore your family history, add new family members, upload photos, and share stories—with just a few taps.

Meaningful discoveries are just minutes away.

Only have a second? With Ancestry Hints, you can discover new family photos, records, and stories in no time. We’ll even highlight the most important ones for you.

Staying up-to-date is effortless.

You’ll never miss a story because we’ll let you know when you have new hints or comments—get all the latest information in a glance.

Experience the joy of family history.

Every day, inspiring breakthroughs are made with the Ancestry app. A never-before-seen photo, the answer to a family mystery, or a long-lost relative.


“This app combined with the information on makes family history research remarkably easy… This app speeds the research process up and helps make it so much easier to find your roots.”
– Timmy

“This is a great app with a lot of features! I like checking out the hints, and images are easy to see even on a small screen.”
– Josephine

“Have tried other sites and this one beats them hands down. Have connected with family I didn't know I had and have gotten tons of pictures. ”
– Brendadarleen

Featured by Apple as a Best New App

Selected by Google as a Best App of 2012

Winner of the
2013 & 2014 Appy Award

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