Frequent question: How do I sign into FamilySearch?

Go to http://familysearch.org/invite/familytree_tab to sign in using your normal user name and password. This will be the only time you will need to access this page. The first time you sign in, you will be automatically redirected to your family tree section on the main FamilySearch.org website. That’s right.

Why can’t I log into FamilySearch?

Steps. Clear your FamilySearch Cookies at https://www.familysearch.org/cookies. If clearing your cookies does not work, recover your FamilySearch username and password if you have forgotten them. If you still cannot sign in, please contact FamilySearch Support.

What has happened to FamilySearch?

The new.FamilySearch.org website was recently closed down because, among other things, it no longer allowed us to provide the best possible service and data resources to our users. The few users who were still using the new.FamilySearch.org site were redirected to the current FamilySearch Family Tree website.

How do I unlock my FamilySearch account?

Answer the security questions, and click Submit Answers. Select either the mobile or email option to recover your password. Click Continue. A message comes to you with the option to reset your password.

Is FamilySearch completely free?

Yes, FamilySearch really is free. Originally intended for Church members, FamilySearch resources help millions of people around the world discover their heritage and connect with family members. …

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Where do I find family search settings?

You can do this yourself:

  1. Visit www.FamilySearch.org, and sign in to the account you use as stake indexing director, which is most likely the same as your LDS Account.
  2. Click your name in the top right corner, and then click Settings.
  3. Under the FamilySearch logo in the top left corner, click the tab labeled Contact.

Is FamilySearch a safe site?

FamilySearch.org has thoroughly examined the software used on our site and its servers, and we can report that we are and always have been safe from this vulnerability. We have never employed the code that can lead to the Heartbleed vulnerability.

Is FamilySearch having problems today?

Familysearch.org is UP and reachable by us. The above graph displays service status activity for Familysearch.org over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller.

How do I correct information on FamilySearch?

Steps (Family Tree Lite)

  1. On the Family screen, tap the name of the person whose information you want to correct.
  2. Tap the information that you want to change, and tap Edit.
  3. Review the reason statement. …
  4. Edit the information. …
  5. Enter a reason statement to explain why the information is correct. …
  6. Tap Save.

How do I get a free ancestry account on FamilySearch?

To sign up for your free Ancestry account, visit the Ancestry.com page on FamilySearch. If you already have an Ancestry account, you can convert it to an Church account, which allows you to access some unique features and integration tools with FamilySearch that are available only through a partnership account.

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Who can have a FamilySearch account?

Anyone 13 years old or older can register for a FamilySearch account without parental permission. Children ages 8–12 years old can register for a FamilySearch account with parental permission. This account can be created on either churchofjesuschrist.org or FamilySearch.org.

How do I change my FamilySearch password?

Sign in at FamilySearch. In the upper right corner, click your name. Click Settings. Click Account.

You can change your password:

  1. Click Want to Change Your Password?
  2. Enter your current password.
  3. Enter your new password.
  4. Confirm your new password.
  5. Click Save.
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