How do I edit data that was indexed by the computer?
If the data on a historical record was indexed by a computer, you will see a label that reads “Computer Indexed Data” once you begin the editing process. It is important to identify this label, since instructions for editing data indexed by a person are different.
Start a Remote Control Session with FamilySearch Support
Steps you can take to start a Splashtop remote control session on your device with a FamilySearch Support staff member.
How do I see a list of living and confidential people that I added to Family Tree?
In Family Tree, use the My Contributions feature to see a list of living and confidential people that you added.
FamilySearch Memories Outage - November 2021
A system outage resulted in a small number of FamilySearch Memories being deleted. This article helps you find out what was lost and get them back online.
Source icons in the source box and Family Tree
In Family Tree, you can attach three types of sources to people and relationships: historical records, user-typed citations, and memory sources. Source icons help you tell them apart in your source box and in a list of sources in Family Tree.
How do I search my source box?
Search your source box to find the sources you want to use.
How do I use memories as sources in Family Tree?
You can use memories as sources in Family Tree. You can either upload a new memory or select from the photos, stories, audio files, and documents in your gallery.
How do I filter my source box?
You can filter your source box by source type or date range.
How do I change how search results in historical records are formatted?
When you search historical records, you can change the format of the search results.
How do I filter the search results in historical records?
After you search historical records, for more relevant information, filter the search results.