How do I join a group in FamilySearch Community?

FamilySearch Community is a family history forum where you can get and give help. You can find a wide variety of groups to join. Groups focus on research, collaboration, and troubleshooting topics.

FamilySearch Community is only available from the FamilySearch website. 

Steps

  1. Go to FamilySearch Community and sign in with your FamilySearch account.
  2. On the top-right, click Groups.
  3. Find a group. Use one of these options:
    1. At the top of the main panel, click Research Groups or FamilySearch Sponsored Groups and browse the options.
    2. Click All Groups and browse the list.
    3. Above the list of groups, click in the Search Groups box and search by keywords.
  4. Click a group title.
  5. Near the top, and on the left, find and click Join.
    1. If the group is public, a dialog box displays and asks if you want to join the group. Click OK.
    2. If the group is private, a dialog box displays and asks you why you want to join the group. Enter your answer and click OK.

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