FamilySearch Updates Improve your Expertise

To maintain you updated on the most recent FamilySearch expertise modifications, we shall be itemizing them right here chronologically. Examine again typically to see how your FamilySearch expertise has improved!

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  • March
    • FamilySearch Neighborhood Receives New Look and Enhancements
    • New Getting Began Web page
    • See Who Else Is Following the Folks You Observe within the Tree
  •  January
    • Up to date Ancestor Discovery Pages

Replace March 26, 2021—See Who Else Is Following the Folks You Observe within the Tree

Within the household tree, you possibly can observe the profiles of deceased people and add labels to the profiles, kind them, and get updates about modifications made to them. A latest replace now allows you to view an inventory of FamilySearch customers who observe the identical profiles that you just observe within the tree.

These different followers are sometimes family members or individuals who have been researching about the identical individuals or profiles you observe. They might have perception or info to share. Utilizing FamilySearch messages, you can begin up a dialog and join with these dwelling people on FamilySearch.org. Right here’s how one can get began:

  1. Navigate to your following checklist by clicking the Household Tree tab and deciding on Following within the drop-down menu. (If you happen to haven’t adopted anybody within the tree but, right here’s how one can get began.)
  2. To see who’s following the identical profiles you might be following, click on the three dots beside the identify of an individual you might be following and choose the Folks Following choice within the drop-down menu.
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3. Join with others who’re following the identical individuals by sending them a message. Within the Folks Following checklist, click on a consumer’s identify, after which choose Ship a Message within the pop-up choice.

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Replace March 15, 2021—FamilySearch Neighborhood Receives New Look and Enhancements

The FamilySearch Neighborhood is a web based useful resource that helps individuals concerned about household historical past join with one another worldwide. Just lately, the group has been up to date with a brand new look and extra performance. These modifications embody a extra seen website navigation (now on the left sidebar of the web page) and a extra distinguished search bar, making it simpler to search out what you want locally. You can too discover a few of the new and improved group sections just like the Occasions web page and Neighborhood Hub. Be taught extra about modifications to the FamilySearch Neighborhood.

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Replace March 2, 2021—New Getting Began Web page

The brand new Getting Began web page supplies a wide range of easy household historical past actions and FamilySearch assets that each newbies and family tree veterans can respect. These pages additionally present how household historical past is any exercise that connects us to our household tales.

Yow will discover the Getting Began web page by going to the FamilySearch homepage, clicking the query mark icon within the high proper nook of the web page, and deciding on Getting Began within the drop-down menu. You can too go to the brand new web page by clicking the button beneath!

Get Began with Your Household Historical past

Replace January 11, 2021—Up to date Ancestor Discovery Pages

Now you can discover a few of the greatest experiences FamilySearch has to supply all gathered in a single place—ancestor discovery pages. With FamilySearch’s up to date ancestor discovery pages, you are able to do every little thing from viewing images and timelines of your ancestors’ lives to exploring their heritage with enjoyable interactive on-line actions. Be taught extra concerning the replace and how one can discover your ancestor’s discovery web page.

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Extra Updates from 2020

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Extra Updates from 2019

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