What are the best genealogy apps for iPhone?

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4 solutions
  1. 12

    #1MyHeritage

    MyHeritage

    MyHeritage is a useful app for Android and iOS devices. With this app, you can create your personal family tree on your mobile phone. The app allows you add photos from your relatives. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Andrew Ortiz
    Written on December 12, 2017
    "What is up lately with all these genealogy apps. Do I want to know where I come from maybe, am I willing to hear it non stop on tv um no. MyHeritage is a horrible app. While the base app is free most of the features are locked behind a paywall forcing users to pay for most of the services the app comes with. What good is a free app if everything is locked behind a paywall, its robbery to do that, no one should download this app."
  2. 8

    #2Ancestry

    Ancestry
    Organize, preserve and share your family tree online. Add photos and stories and discover new things about the members of your family tree with Ancestry's records.
    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Phillip Powell
    Written on December 14, 2017
    "Hate this! To do anything with this beyond the basic features, they force you to pay for it! Would love to know more about my ancestry but this feels like a scam! What a gip! Sorry, not buying it!"
  3. 8

    #3RootsMagic

    RootsMagic

    RootsMagic is a free app for Android and iOS devices. The app allows you view your family tree created on RootsMagic software from your mobile phone. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Kathleen Ruiz
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "RootsMagic is an okay genealogy app for iPhone. I like the way your family tree is displayed and how easy it is to get to details. However, there is no way to edit from your phone if some information is wrong or you've found more details. This app would be a lot more usable if there was a way to edit."
  1. 3

    #4Who Do You Think You Are?

    Who Do You Think You Are?

    This is an amazing app for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. With this app, you can read and know great stories about social history and emotional testimonies. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Rebecca Edwards
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "You can learn great things through genealogy. I find that this app isn't so much to find your ancestors. You can read some great inspiring stories though. Just depends what you wanna use it for."

Summary

Best What are the best genealogy apps for iPhone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MyHeritageApps 12 Free
2AncestryWebsites 8 Free
3RootsMagicApps 8 Free
4Who Do You Think You Are?Apps 3 Free
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