• Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2010-01-19
  • Current Version: 9.21
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 178.30 MB
  • Developer:
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4
From 75,027 Ratings


Discover where you came from through photos, stories, historical documents, and so much more. With the Ancestry app you can explore your family stories anytime, anywhere. • Discover stories, photos, and records about your ancestors with Ancestry Hints™ • Explore billions of historical photos and records • Preserve and share your history with a family tree • Share and collaborate with friends and family • Get notified of new hints and comments Apple Watch Features: • Receive new hint notifications with photo previews. • Save and ignore photo hints right from your Apple Watch. • Keep up with comments and add your own with voice dictation. • Get on-this-day alerts for events from your family history. iPhone and iPad Features: • Ancestry Hints™ automatically find records, photos, and stories about your family • In just a few taps create, edit, and see your family tree • Access more than 14 billion historical records, photos, and more • Sync automatically with your account • Easily upload photos and add facts or stories to your family tree • Add family members to your tree from Facebook • Learn about historical events that affected your ancestors • Explore your ethnic origins with AncestryDNA Start your journey by choosing a subscription: U.S. Discovery Membership: $19.99 per month World Explorer Membership: $34.99 per month Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew function is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the subscription period. View our Terms and Conditions at View our privacy policy at



  • Found Tons of information& Even my birth Father

    By BrndaM
    It’s the best gift, I received in my life. For my 62 Birthday my son purchased me a kit. While I waited for my results, I began creating my tree. The app was easier to use than it looks and it took no time at all to master navigating my tree. Then the results arrived and wow it was unbelievable. I never knew my birth/biological father so it was interesting seeing possible relatives. But I didn’t have the nerve to contact them, so I stuck to my mom’s tree & adopted father, then tackled my husbands side exploring leaves. Then one day I had a message in my mailbox and it a matter of minutes I had my first contact with a Second Cousin .... that contact confirmed we’re relatives and although my birth father is deceased, I have Aunts, Uncles, sisters & brothers and of course tons of cousin to reach out to! Perhaps I’m one of the lucky few that find relatives, for that I’m thankful for AncestryDNA. It’s a great app and became a new hobby for a recently retired grandma. With the help of AncestryDNA we may have just figured out my next “Heritage” vacation spot.
  • J&D

    By Queenie1039
    Love the app! Use it all the time. Was recently in Westminster Abbey, England and referred to it when documenting my ancestors that are buried there. And, this is funny, showed my many Royal ancestors and got in the Abbey free with this app!
  • The Family Tree of Janice M Laughlin

    By Squirtaroo
    Every time I sign into, there are more hints and photographs waiting for me.
  • A aces try

    By shirleyskaggs
    Love it
  • Pretty Great!

    By LisaJane1361
    I do love the website and am a fan of their interface and the ease of use for the most part. The only issue I have is that occasionally I’ll click on a tree I’m linked in with over 40,000 members. It effectively crashes the app. It will just sit there and try to download forever. You have to delete the app and reinstall to stop the download. PLEASE either add a pop up that asks if you want to open said tree in a browser OR add the ability to stop downloads. Thanks!
  • Interesting

    By Helpful spouse
    It’s fun to see how our relatives arrived here and possibly, why they came!
  • Update not helpful

    By CTB51
    Since the app was updated 8/10/18 I can not open the app or use it on my iphone. Prior to the update there were multiple hints that could not be downloaded & even on the computer version information gathered from family tree hints could be added or the whole thing froze. Do not understand what is happening. This used to be such a easy & fun way to search ones family history. For the annual membership cost we should be getting a better more user friendly product both for computer application as well as iPhone/iPad app. Help!!!
  • Ancestory.

    By Obsessed2018
    I can’t imagine doing this research without this App. It is wonderful. There are some procedures that could be simplified I think, and Instructions that could be expressed more clearly. Also, hints that are repeated endlessly frustrate me. I’d like to be able to get rid of duplicates and mistakes more easily. They seem to reappear...... maybe the problem is me— I admit I am not that computer savvy.
  • Great App

    By Never toward
    Ancestry is really a great app for a temple and family history researcher.
  • Ancestry App

    By CosmicDicoverer
    An amazing app. I use it like a game in my spare time with amazing discoveries as a reward!