A User’s Guide to the New FamilySearch Website (December 2012)

Signing In

Warning: The new FamilySearch website is being phased out. These documents are not being updated and may not be current. Please encourage users to use Family Tree instead.

To sign in to the new FamilySearch website, use the user name and password that you chose when you registered.

To use the new FamilySearch, you need an LDS FamilySearch Account. If you do not have one, click Register for the new FamilySearch. If you registered before Feburary 2010, do not use the user name and password that you selected then. Be sure to use your LDS FamilySearch Account.

Important: Please do not let other people use your user name and password. To help someone else use the system, please sign in first with your own user name and password. Then use the Sign In to Help Someone Else feature to allow the other person to see his or her own family information.
  1. Go to https://new.familysearch.org/.
  2. In the User name field, enter your user name.
  3. In the Password field, enter your password.
  4. Click Sign In.
Related tasks
Signing In and Signing Out
Using the New FamilySearch Website for Someone Else
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