MyHeritage News

Heartfelt Father’s Day Reunion Featured on the Today Show

When Sarah DeMars, 41, received her MyHeritage DNA results, she could not believe her eyes. After years of searching for her biological family and having received inaccurate information from different sources, she finally had a solid lead — she was matched with her biological...

 

8 International Soccer Legends Uncover Their Roots

In anticipation of this summer’s tournament, MyHeritage teamed up with eight international soccer (AKA football!) legends to help them discover their roots. We revealed their DNA ethnicity results and...

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Sunset Notice for BackupMyTree and World Vital Records/Family Link

In 2011, MyHeritage acquired the services World Vital Records/Family Link and BackupMyTree. We are now announcing that these services will be retired on September 1, 2018. BackupMyTree BackupMyTree was...

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New Feature: Pedigree View for Family Trees

You asked for it, and we developed it for you! This week, we released a Pedigree View mode for family trees, created in response to popular demand from our...

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MyHeritage at RootsTech

Conference Bonanza: six major genealogy events on three continents

March was a busy month for the MyHeritage conference team. The marathon month kicked off with RootsTech 2018, with a team from MyHeritage HQ heading out to Salt Lake...

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New mobile app features: Inbox and Scanner – Part 2

This blog post is part 2 of our latest mobile app features announcement. Part 1 introduced the Inbox. In this second part, we cover the Scanner. Scanner overview The...

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New mobile app features: Inbox and Scanner – Part 1

We’re happy to announce two new features in the MyHeritage mobile app to help you improve your family history research: Inbox — a comprehensive email-based messaging feature to communicate...

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New: Improvements in the One-to-Many Chromosome Browser

We have continued to listen to our users and have implemented improvements to the recently released One-to-Many Chromosome Browser, that our users have requested! Three new additions make it...

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MyHeritage Customer Support is Now Available 24/7

At MyHeritage we take customer support very seriously, and are happy to announce that we are now offering customer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! We...

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Meet the MyHeritage Research Team

The Research team at MyHeritage is made up of talented researchers from the fields of genealogy, history, and journalism. The team digs deep to uncover the details of family...

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MyHeritage releases new collections with 325 million historical records

We’re delighted to announce the addition of 325 million important historical records to SuperSearch™, bringing the total number of global records available to 8.8 billion. The collections added today...

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Major Upgrade to the MyHeritage Chromosome Browser for Better Exploration of DNA Matches

We are excited to announce a major upgrade to the Chromosome Browser on MyHeritage. With this upgrade, we’ve upped our genetic genealogy game considerably. If you have taken the...

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New FamilySearch Tree Sync (beta) allows FamilySearch users to synchronize their family trees with MyHeritage

For the past 2.5 years, MyHeritage and FamilySearch engineers have been developing together a unique feature — FamilySearch Tree Sync — that allows members of the Church of Jesus...

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