Ancestry: Family History & DNA


Discover your family history with Ancestry, where you can explore your origins through photos, stories, historical records, and even your ethnicity and family communities if you've taken an AncestryDNA® test.
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Discover your family story with the Ancestry® app, which lets you explore who and where you came from through photos, stories, and historical records. Whether you’ve taken an AncestryDNA® test or have just one relative’s name, you can start discovering your family history anytime and anywhere with the top genealogy app*.

Here are some reasons why you’ll love using the Ancestry® app:
– Add new family members, upload photos, and share stories with just a few taps
– Access over 30 billion records, photos, and more with a free trial or paid subscription
– Review, dismiss, and save your discoveries and hints for later with the dynamic Discover feed
– Activate your AncestryDNA® kit to view your ethnicity results and compare your DNA matches
– Combine your family tree with your DNA results to learn even more about your family story
– Collaborate with friends and family to discover more about your ancestry
– Use Ancestry Hints® to explore stories, photos, and records about your ancestors
– Add traits to your DNA results to see how your genes could influence 35+ fitness, nutrient, sensory, and appearance traits.

Free features include building a family tree, searching census records and over 1.1 billion free records, receiving hints based on your tree, uploading family pictures, receiving messages from Ancestry members, and seeing your ancestors’ life stories on a map.

Optional features available with a free trial or subscription include viewing over 30 billion records, using Ancestry Hints® to learn more about your ancestors, finding pictures of your family, discovering new relatives, and sending unrestricted messages.

With the Ancestry® app, you can easily explore your heritage and learn about historical events that affected your ancestors’ lives. Download the app today and start discovering your family story.

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What's new

- Ancestry stories now includes the ability to choose the cover image for your story