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Ancestry Support

Everyone has a family story. It’s about the joys and the struggles, the triumphs and the heartbreaks, and the laughter and the tears. When we find ourselves at a crossroads, we’ll always have one place to look first: our own story. Ancestry.com is helping people write their own family stories.

At Ancestry, the next-generation sequencing technology offers innovative and informative ways for people to explore and celebrate their family history and discover how they are connected to different cultures across the globe. The software has crossed over 27 billion records and 100 million family trees.

This blog will address some of the most frequently asked queries that we often receive from our users. Let’s begin without wasting much time.

Q1. How to reset Ancestry’s forgotten password?

Step 1: Visit the given link: https://www.ancestry.com/account/signin?&_ga=2.96575197.337381268.1631072907-1295937836.1630474974

Step 2: Click the forget password.

Step 3: Now, enter your email address and click Continue. Within 5 minutes, you will receive the reset code in your email. Enter this code and click continue. Before entering the code, keep in mind that it is case-sensitive.

Step 4: Check your email inbox for a password reset code in a new tab or window. If you do not see the email, click Resend Code on the Reset Password page and check your spam folder.

Step 5: Click Continue after entering your new password in the New Password and Confirm New Password boxes. Your password should be between 8 to 100 characters long and contain at least one number and one letter or unique character. Passwords must be case sensitive and not be well-known or widely used passwords.

Step 6: Click Continue and sign in again.

If your issue has not been solved, you can reach out to us using the ancestry support phone number.

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Q2. I had purchased Ancestry® app membership; now I want to cancel it. How can I do this?

It is straightforward to cancel ancestry membership. Follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Account Settings can be accessed by clicking on your name or logging in the top-right corner of any Ancestry page and selecting the Account settings option.

Step 2: In the Membership section, click Cancel membership.

Step 3: Click cancel membership and then continue.

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose a

cancellation reason. Now, click Continue.

Step 5: Now click on continue to cancel.

Step 6: At the bottom of the next page, click Cancel my membership.

Step 7: Check the email address linked to your Ancestry account. Your subscription has been terminated if you get a cancellation confirmation.

If you still need help, reach out to us at ancestry tech support. Besides, you can also chat with us by choosing the ancestry live chat option. Our team is 24 by 7, ready to help you. All your issues will be resolved in a few minutes.

Q3. How to sign out of my ancestry account?

Once you sign in to your ancestry account and want to sign out, click your name or login in the top-right corner of any Ancestry page and select Sign Out from the drop-down menu.

I hope this would have helped you, or else the ancestry support phone number is here. Feel free to reach out to us anytime.

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Q4. How to download your tree from Ancestry?

Step 1: Click on the Trees tab and select a tree.

Step 2: Now, click the tree name menu in the top-left corner and select Tree Settings.

Step 3: Export the tree from the right side of the Tree Setting page.

Step 4: The button will start spinning and display the message “Generating a GEDCOM file.” When the spinner stops, right-click on the Download Your GEDCOM File button that appears.

Select 5: Select Save as, Save target as, or Save link from the drop-down menu that appears when you right-click.

Select 6: Now, choose the location where you want your file to be saved and click Save.

If you still face issues, go for ancestry tech support.

Q5. How to upload a tree to Ancestry?

 

Step 1: Click the tree tabs and select create and manage trees.

Step 2: Click on the Upload a GEDCOM file option below your list of trees.

Step 3: Click Choose a File or Browse.

Step 4: Select the GEDCOM file that you want to upload.

Step 5: Enter the tree’s name, and you are done.

You are good to go now. Your tree has been successfully uploaded.

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Q6. How to merge different family trees?

Ans. Unfortunately it is not possible to merge two or more family trees.

Q7. How to share your tree with someone else?

Step 1: Click the Trees tab and choose a tree from any page on Ancestry.

Step 2: From the top-right corner of your tree, click Share.

Step 3: To email your tree, click Email or Username; to receive a shareable link, click Shareable Link. The invitation will be sent by email if you provide the recipient’s email address or username. If you receive a shareable link, you must generate a new link for each individual with whom you share your tree.

Step 4: Enter the recipient’s email address or username into the field if you’re sending an email. Skip this step if you’re sending a link. By clicking the green Add another email/user button, you may invite many individuals at once.

Step 5: Choose which role you want the person to have from the Role menu.

Step 6: Click Send Invites to send the invitation through email. Click the Copy link if you’re sending a link. If you send an email, the receiver will receive one with the subject “You’ve been invited to view the [name] family tree.” If the receiver has an Ancestry account and is signed in, they will be taken directly to your tree whether they select Explore now in the invitation email or click on your link.

If they aren’t already logged in, the link will send them to a website to create a free account. Your tree will display their performance under the Trees menu when they accept your invitation.

Probably this blog would have solved some of your issues. If you are still facing some, go for ancestry customer service and solve your problems in no time.

 

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