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Next steps:

  • Schedule an appointment below.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the name of the FamilySearch representative you will be meeting with and a link to join the meeting.
  • When the time for your meeting arrives, click the link provided in the confirmation email.
  • You will be directed to join a Microsoft Teams meeting. You can join from your browser or the Microsoft Teams app (free). Audio will be through your device’s microphone and speakers. Video is optional.

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FamilySearch Help Center

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