Exciting Updates to Ancestry® Family History Mobile App, Featuring Improved Accessibility, Mobile Search and Discover Tab—Your Daily Stop For The Latest Discoveries From Ancestry®
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As the leader in Family History, Ancestry® is at the forefront, constantly developing new ways for you to learn about yourself and empowering you to unlock more discoveries about your family history.

Every year more of you are using our mobile offerings. Through extensive interviews you told us you wanted to be able to do more on mobile and wanted a more intuitive on-the-go experience that made it easier and faster to find new personal discoveries. We're excited to launch the beginning of a series of mobile advances to give you the best possible family history mobile experience:

With new features and streamlined look and feel, it’s easier than ever to make new personal discoveries on your mobile device


Discover Tab
The new feed on our Discover tab is your first stop each day to see the latest discoveries from Ancestry. You'll quickly find recommended record hints, ancestor stories, photo hints, and more to jump right into your next discovery.


Check your Discover feed daily for the latest recommendations from Ancestry 


Streamlined Look And Feel 
Featuring better accessibility through larger text and higher contrast, it's easier to use on a wider variety of mobile screens.

Search Tab
With over 27 billion historical records Ancestry has twice as many as any other online genealogy company in the world. We recently added the ability to search our vast indexed record collections wherever your phone can access Ancestry.

Modern Mobile Features
Supporting modern mobile features you’ve come to expect, dark mode and text size are supported by most devices through the device setting.

Placeholder Avatar Illustrations
You recently saw an update from Margo Georgiadis, CEO of Ancestry, on our commitment to making our company and our product experience as inclusive as it can possibly be for everyone. We’ve heard from members that the existing avatars are not always representative of their families. The new avatars shown above are our first step toward addressing this concern.

Ancestry is committing to listening, and committed to delivering new experiences especially adapted to your unique needs away from your desktop—including a robust DNA Matches mobile experience coming this year. New versions have been submitted. You may not see the new version 12 in your app store until early next week. Download the app now to follow along on these and future exciting mobile updates.