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Help for Getting Started with FamilySearch

FamilySearch representatives are standing by to help you get started with your new FamilySearch account. As with all of FamilySearch, this service is provided at no cost (that’s right, free), so you can make the most of your account.

Next steps:

  • Click Schedule Appointment below.
  • Schedule an appointment for a day and time that works for you.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the name of the FamilySearch representative you will be meeting with and a link to join the Zoom meeting.
  • When the time for your meeting arrives, click the link to join the Zoom meeting in the confirmation or reminder email.
  • You can join from your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Audio will be through your device’s microphone and speakers, or you can join the meeting by phone. Sharing your video is optional.

We are looking forward to meeting with you!

Additional Resources

How to Use FamilySearch

Explore these resources that show you how to use FamilySearch—all for free!

FamilySearch Research Wiki

Find the birth, death, marriage, census records, and other genealogy resources for your ancestor.

FamilySearch Help Center

Search by topic, and find articles to help you with your research or other family history activities.

FamilySearch Mobile Apps

The Family Tree and Memories apps are great tools to do family history on the go.

Family History Activities

Check out these in-home and online activities designed for the whole family.

Free Help from a Research Specialist

Schedule a time for free online help with a research specialist from the Family History Library.

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