They're Here! FamilySearch Introduces Two New Mobile Apps


We live in a mobile world. You should be able to connect with your ancestors wherever you are. FamilySearch has released two new mobile apps that will make it easy to do just that. With FamilySearch Tree and FamilySearch Memories you can add memories and sources of your relatives on the go. Everything you add will sync with, so information will be accessible from any device and will be preserved for future generations. Both apps are free.

FamilySearch Tree

FamilySearch Tree is a mobile companion to This app makes it easy to add photos, stories, and audio recordings to ancestors in the tree. Adding or updating ancestor details like names, dates, and relationships is not currently available, but is coming soon.

  • Browse your family branches and see portraits of relatives you’ve never seen.
  • Discover facts, documents, stories, photos, and recordings about your ancestors.
  • Easily add memories and records about your relatives.
  • Preserve and share those old photos and documents that are hidden away in storage.
  • Available for iOS 7+ and Android 2.3+

To learn more, visit the Family Tree Mobile app landing page.

FamilySearch Memories

FamilySearch Memories makes collecting, preserving, and sharing your favorite family memories (photos, stories, and spoken words) easy and convenient wherever you are. You could be the one everyone thanks for saving the most meaningful memories.

  • Snap photos of any family moment, like recitals, dates, graduations, reunions, and memorials.
  • Take photos of old photos and documents.
  • Record audio interviews with family members and capture details of their life stories and favorite memories.
  • Write family stories, jokes, and sayings with the keyboard, or use the mic key to capture what you say.
  • Enrich written stories by adding descriptive photos.
  • Identify and tag relatives within a memory to automatically add it to their collection in Family Tree.
  • Available for iOS 7+

To learn more, visit the FamilySearch Mobile Memory app landing page.

See how much fun preserving your family history can be. Check out and download the apps today!


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