Ancestry: Family History & DNA

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Explore who and where you came from through photos, stories, historical records, and so much more— even your ethnicity and family communities if you’ve taken an AncestryDNA® test. And with just one relative’s name, you can start to discover your family history anytime, anywhere with Ancestry®, the top genealogy app*.
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March 25, 2022
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Find out who and where you came from with photos, stories, history and more – even your ethnicity and family background if you took the AncestryDNA® test. With just one relative’s name, you can discover your family history anytime, anywhere with Ancestry®, the #1 genealogy app.

Why you’ll love discovering your family history with the Ancestry® app:
• View your family tree, find and add new family members, upload photos and share stories—all with just a few taps
• Easy access to over 30 billion records, photos and more with a free trial or paid subscription
• View, discard and save your discoveries and leads using the dynamic discovery feed
• Activate your AncestryDNA® kit and view your ethnicity results
• View your DNA matches and compare your results to them
• Learn more about your family history when you combine your family tree with your DNA results
• Save your history with your own personalized family tree
• Collaborate with friends and family – it couldn’t be easier
• Our modern layout design makes it easy to explore
• Discover stories, photos and records about your ancestors with Ancestry Hints®
• Character traits. Add traits to your DNA results to learn how your genes influence over 35 health, nutritional, sensory and appearance traits.

Free Features:
• Create a family tree
• Search census records and access over 1.1 billion free records
• Get hints based on your tree
• Scan or upload your own family portrait
• Receive messages from Ancestry members
• View the life stories of your ancestors on a map

An optional free trial or subscription is available:
• View over 30 billion records.
• Learn more about ancestry with Ancestry Hints®
• Find photos of your family
• Discover new relatives
• Unrestricted messaging

Phone and Tablet Features:
• Curious about your family tree? Just look up relatives’ names, discover their stories, and share them with your loved ones
• Reminisce high school days by finding yearbook photos to share with family and friends with just one tap
• Check your personal tips
• Add photos, clues or family tree stories to watch your personal family tree grow
• Watch Ancestry Academy videos to help you get started with genealogy research
• Simply upload or scan a photo and add facts or stories about your family tree
• Learn about historical events that shaped the lives of your ancestors.

Download the Ancestry Family History & DNA app and start researching your estate and more today!

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*In the free app in the Google Play Store Books and References category.

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