Ancestry

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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 10+.

Build, update, and show off your family tree with the Ancestry.com app. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this user-friendly app makes finding and learning more about your heritage fun and easy.

This updated app for Android lets you interact with your ...
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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 10+.

Build, update, and show off your family tree with the Ancestry.com app. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this user-friendly app makes finding and learning more about your heritage fun and easy.

This updated app for Android lets you interact with your Ancestry.com family trees or build a new family tree from scratch. You can add or edit family members and even upload photos. While visiting a relative, an ancestral home, or a cemetery, take a picture and add it to your tree instantly.

Growing your family tree is easy too. When Ancestry.com finds historical records that might match ancestors in your tree, you'll see green leaves or "hints". With a few quick taps you can add the new information to your tree. Not a subscriber? In App Purchase options puts billions of historical records at your fingertips.

Features:
- Add and view records, photos and events for each person in your tree
- Hints to help you make new discoveries
- List of everyone in your tree with hints
- View high-resolution images of historical documents
- See family members at a glance with Family or Pedigree tree views
- Relationship calculator to see how you're related to people in your tree
- Privacy settings
- Integrated user feedback and support

About Location Permissions:
Location data is only used as a convenience when entering details about a fact or photo. For example, if you are at the site of an ancestor's home or gravesite, this feature allows you to easily add the location details.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940043876430
  • Publisher: MyFamily.com, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/5/2012
  • Series: NOOKapps Series
  • Version name: 2.2.389
  • Format: NOOK App
  • File size: 8 MB
  • Sales rank: 1,456
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  • Please contact the developer directly if you would like to report a problem:
    • URL: http://www.ancestry.com
    • Phone: 1-800-262-3787
    • Email: androidfeedback@ancestry.com

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2012

    Same as android app but bigger. Must have ancestry account

    As figured, you must have an ancestry account to use, and must have internet to update it (thouh just viewing your info can be offline). Does not include search options for their databases, but for a quick view of the tree members and to add someone, its awesome. Great tool while onsite doing genealogy research at libraries or something. Can add notes and other info easily and then it will update your online tree.

    273 out of 334 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2012

    Needs improvement

    Was able to open it at first but now it goes to the sign in page lets me put in my info but will not sign in. Please fix!

    154 out of 266 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 24, 2012

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    Great app!

    I've signed up a few years ago with Ancestry.com and now it's available to view on my Nook Color. This is a watered down version of the website. You will have to sign up for an account. They have a free version available but it is limited. But still nice to input all the information of your family if you have it. You still will be able to research, you just wont be able to see the final results unless you have a subscription. Understandably so as they have put a lot of work into all the research. A person could also do the research on their own, but it would be much harder. You WILL have to search and it takes a lot of time, but well worth it. I have gone back to the 1500's in Switzerland for my family and now it's viewable on my Nook Color!

    134 out of 158 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 16, 2012

    Great Family Tree App

    If you want to view your family tree, or if you have wifi and want to create one, this is a great app. You do need a free Ancestry account to use this app. If you have an Ancestry tree already, you can view it with or without a wifi connection. Unfortunately, you do need wifi to build or edit your tree. That is the only thing keeping me from giving it 5 stars. If you could edit offline, then manually synch when you connect to wifi, that would be better. As a viewer, for sharing your info with your kids and family members, this is wonderful.

    To be clear, because reading reviews I see some people may be confused, you do need a free Ancestry account to create/view your tree. You do need wifi to make changes to your tree. You only need a paid account if you want to do research using Ancestry's databases (you can connect to the site through the app). There are many ways to research your family history for free (your grandma and Google are great resources). You do need to do your own research and build your own tree, unless you have a family member who has already done it.

    96 out of 105 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    Love this app

    I really like this app. I've always been interested in my family tree and where and when important things happened in it. My only complaints, and why I can't give it 5 stars is that sometimes it takes awhile to save changes and I'm having difficulty figuring out how to add my siblings and additional children to family members (there are a few blended families in my tree). Other than that, its great.

    78 out of 105 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2012

    Love it

    Love it

    41 out of 85 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2012

    Eh

    You just make your family tree it doesnt give you any info

    36 out of 79 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2012

    Dont know whether to buy it or not?!

    So i dont want to buy the app if i have to pay monthly....and i was reading the other reviews and some of them said it gave thier nook a virus! Sould i buy it or not....please answer my concerns!

    36 out of 75 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    Keeps freezing

    First of all ithas frozen three times todayand I have had to delete and re-install everytime. I think itcould be cool but it also requires a subscription to really do the fun stuff. There is a free 2 week trial I am considering...but the freezing up issue makes me hesitate. I hope they can work out the kinks!

    31 out of 58 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2012

    Love this new app!

    I am such a fan of ancestry and always wanted a way to carry my family tree info with me without having to pack all that paper! Now I can! I like the presentation and the way you can actually research online anywhere! Thanks.

    30 out of 40 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Love it!

    If you've already set up your tree and are using this to view... it's amazing. I can bring this to my grandmother's house and easily maneuver through, showing her what I've discovered about our ancestors.

    17 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2012

    Worked fine at first but not now.

    Worked great for a few weeks but now I can't enter or update any info. Don't know if an update messed it up or what. Hopefully it will be fixed soon as I was having fun with this.

    14 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2012

    Cool

    Great app. Dont try to put a pic on though. Bogs the whole thing down

    13 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2012

    Stupid

    I cannot get rid of it. First it wont insall then i try gettig rid of it. I pressed archive when i wanted to delete it, not knowing that it was just going to take it back to the shop not actually deleting it. Will someone please tell me how to delete it.

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    Used for only a very few hours and so far all works great. Photo

    Used for only a very few hours and so far all works great. Photos load guickly and are excellent quality.

    12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    Great so far

    Seems to be working fine on Nook Tablet and syncs fine updating photos from web site asvI add things there. Just wish i could use photos to update on the Nook from SD card

    12 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    Eh...it's alright

    It's a little confusing to add siblings or step family members or any type of family member in a blended family. They won't show up as seperate icons. Kinda annoying but not a huge deal breaker. It won't find information for you unless you buy a membership, so if you don't know a family member (i.e "who was my great grandmother?") you're out of luck. Seems kind of pointless in that aspect having an app to make a list of things you already know.

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2012

    DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS APP!!!

    Although this app claims to be free, one must subscribe to the service to get it to do anything useful. Furthermore, the "free" features do not save names properly. The whole thing was a frustrating waste of time with vast amounts of retyping data. In the end, I deleted it to save space.

    10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2012

    Awesome

    What a great help. I can even bring up the historical documents attached to my online tree. Now I have my info where ever I go.

    10 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2012

    Overall disapointed

    I didn't know I had to sign-up....very dissapointing

    9 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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