MyHeritage Blog - Archive

Show Us Your #EnhancedandColorized Photos for the Chance to Win!

MyHeritage Photo Enhancer and MyHeritage In Color™ are now available for free unlimited use for a whole month! To celebrate the occasion, we’re holding a social media contest for...

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MyHeritage Photo Enhancer and MyHeritage In Color™ Are Now Free for a Whole Month!

Starting today we’re unlocking both our popular photo tools — MyHeritage Photo Enhancer and MyHeritage In Color™ — for a whole month, until September 10, 2020. This continues our...

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Historical Record Collections Added in July 2020

Last month, 19.4 million records in nine collections were added to MyHeritage. The new U.S. collections include passenger lists from California and Washington (Seattle), an index of Navy and...

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Genealogy Basics Chapter 4: Using Photos to Discover More About Your Ancestors

If you’ve found old photos of your family members, you’ve struck genealogy gold. There’s nothing quite like looking into the eyes of an ancestor.  In the previous chapter of our...

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Signed, Your Father in a Nazi Prison: An Extraordinary Collection of Letters

The BBC recently published a piece about a remarkable story the MyHeritage Research team stumbled across in 2015. At the time, the team was hard at work searching for...

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The MyHeritage Search Engine for Historical Records Just Got Better

We are pleased to announce that our search engine for historical records has been redesigned and improved. Searching our treasure trove of 12.5 billion historical records is now easier...

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MyHeritage Online Events for July–August

It’s been another great month for online events at MyHeritage, and we’re delighted to present next month’s schedule. These fascinating and informative sessions provide a great way to increase...

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Princess Beatrice Borrows the Queen’s Gown and Wedding Tiara

Princess Beatrice, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II of England, was married to her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a surprise, private family wedding. Instead of ordering a custom-designed wedding...

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Visiting Cemeteries to Preserve Family History

As a veteran genealogist, cemeteries are my favorite tourist attraction. I admit, when most people plan a recreational activity that will be fun for the whole family, cemeteries may...

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Security alert: malicious phishing attempt detected, possibly connected to GEDmatch breach

Security alert: malicious phishing attempt detected, possibly connected to GEDmatch breach

We want to alert MyHeritage users about a malicious attempt to steal credentials that we identified several hours ago and is still ongoing. Perpetrators whose identity is unknown set...

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How DNA Testing for Health Can Help You Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

MyHeritage recently added 7 new health reports to the MyHeritage Health test, bringing the total of comprehensive health reports the test offers to 42. One of the health reports...

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Free Access to All Birth Records!

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be offering free access to all birth records on MyHeritage from July 10–16, 2020!  Search birth records on MyHeritage now MyHeritage boasts a...

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