If you’re a Findmypast user, now you can take your family tree with you wherever you go with the free “brand new, and easy-to-use” Findmypast app.

It’s available for free on all Android and iOS devices, and it’s designed to help you find your ancestors and grow your family tree with just a tap and a swipe, wherever you are.

With the Findmypast app you can:

  • Search, add to and update your Findmypast family tree wherever you are
  • Find potential ancestors in Britain, Ireland and the rest of the world through Findmypast hints
  • Upload photos to your family tree directly from your smartphone or tablet
  • Show your family history and ancestors’ profiles to friends and relatives
  • Get timely tips to help grow your family tree and make it blossom
  • Move seamlessly onto the Findmypast site to search records, order DNA tests and more



Grow your family tree
The app is your perfect research companion, making it more convenient than ever to manage your Findmypast family tree. It’s a free, easy way to visually organise your family history.

Check record hints
You can review potential record matches on the go. Findmypast hints are gathered based on names, dates, birthplaces and marriages. Find out more about hints.

Add photographs
Give a face to the name by adding photos to your family tree. With our app, you can snap and upload any pictures from your phone or tablet.

Create your ancestors’ profiles
Build a fuller picture of a relative’s life by creating a profile on the app. It lets you view their most vital life events in one place and any changes you make will be saved in your tree, whether you view it on a desktop or in the app.

Discover family connections
Also with the app, you can see easy-to-read lists of the branches in your family tree. Discover each ancestors’ spouse, parents and children all in one place.

Make searching for your ancestors easier than ever before. Download the Findmypast app to your smartphone or tablet now.

You can read more about the announcement of the app on the Findmypast blog.