Ancestry.com offers a free guest account, allowing users to access certain features without a paid membership. These accounts don’t require cancellation and can be discontinued at any time. To register for a guest account, visit the Ancestry.com membership page. Each account requires a unique email address; if your email is already associated with an existing account, you’ll need to create a new one for registration.
- Visit the account creation page at https://www.ancestry.com/account/create.
- Fill in the required details, including your first name, last name, and email address. Make sure to confirm your email address by entering it again in the designated field.
- Create a password that consists of at least 8 characters, including 1 number, 1 letter, and a special symbol (e.g., “@”).
- Re-enter your password in the specified field to confirm it.
- Click “Continue” to complete the account creation process.
Please note that if you don’t have an email address to sign up, you will need to create a new one. However, it’s important to avoid using an email address that has been previously used or is currently being used by other users to create an Ancestry account.
What Can You Access As A Registered Guest User Of Ancestry
|Activate DNA kit||Activate the DNA kit to begin the testing process|
|Create, edit & delete family trees||Create, edit, and delete family trees to document and organize your genealogical research|
|Search free ancestry databases||Search through free ancestry databases for ancestral information|
|View invited family trees||Access and view family trees to which you have been invited|
|Initiate messages to DNA matches||Start conversations with DNA matches to explore shared genealogy|
|View educational videos in Ancestry academy||Watch educational videos in Ancestry academy for learning and guidance|
|Read expert tips on the Ancestry blog||Access expert tips and articles on the Ancestry blog for additional insights|
|Respond to messages from other members||Reply to messages received from other Ancestry members|
|Share family trees with friends & family||Share your family trees with friends and family members|
|View shared DNA results||View DNA results that have been shared with you|
|Post to Ancestry message boards||Contribute to discussions and ask questions on Ancestry message boards|
|View AncestryDNA ethnicity estimate and matches||See your AncestryDNA ethnicity estimate and DNA matches (if you have a DNA test)|
What Can’t You Access As A Registered Guest User Of Ancestry
|Start messages with Non-DNA matches||Without a membership, you cannot initiate a new message using the message center. However, you can respond to any message you receive. If you have already taken the DNA test on your guest account, you can initiate messages with your DNA matches regardless of your membership status.|
|View Common Ancestry Hints||If you have taken the Ancestry DNA test but do not have any membership, you are not eligible to see the features that access the data from family trees.|
|View public family trees||If you are invited by someone to view their private or public tree, you can view it whether or not you have any membership. However, without a membership, you cannot view any public tree that you were not invited to.|
|View most records||You can search and view records that match your searches. However, unless the record is free, you cannot view record transcriptions and images.|
|View limited tree information (no DNA test)||If you have not taken a DNA test and have a membership, you can only see the list of last names and birth locations from the trees.|
You can cancel your membership when ever you want to and if you want to know how to cancel ancestry membership then visit this page to cancel your membership.
What Does Registered Guest Mean on Ancestry Com
Registered guest on Ancestry.com refers to a user who has created an account, granting access to basic features like building family trees and searching historical records
Cancel Ancestry Registered Guest Account
To cancel your registered guest account on Ancestry.com, you will need to follow the cancellation process provided by the website. Please visit the Ancestry.com support page or visit homepage of this website for specific instructions on how to cancel your account.