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, all with just a few taps—and in either light or dark mode.

Personalized content, tailored to you.

Each day you’ll see your three most relevant discoveries. This dynamic discovery feed lets you review, dismiss, or save them for later.

Staying up-to-date is effortless.

Jumping back into your tree is easier than ever. Now you can pick up right where you left off and continue your family history search seamlessly.

Activating your DNA kit

Just take a photo of the barcode on your kit and follow a few quick instructions in the app. Once it’s activated and your sample is mailed in, use the app to track your kit’s status.

Tap in to your results.

Access your DNA results with just a couple of clicks. It’s easy to use and you can share your DNA story with family and friends—even when you’re on the go.

Compare your origins with your DNA Matches.

Discover distant (and perhaps, not-so-distant) living relatives who share your DNA and get side-by-side comparisons of your ethnicities.


“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

Top genealogy app.*

*within free apps in the Reference category of the Apple App store

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