The newest version of Legacy Mobile (v.1.1) is now available for iOS on the App Store. We heard your feedback and made some improvements you were looking for.
Here’s what you’ll see on the latest version of the app:
Bug fixes. Some of these bugs would make the app crash or the keyboard to lock up (not allowing people to add information in). We caught a bunch of these annoying little errors and fixed them for this version!
Navigation Bar and a History Management button on Family Tree view.
We realized navigating through the family tree was kind of tricky, so we added some forward and back buttons that work similar to your browser’s buttons.
In between these buttons, we also added a history management button that brings up the people you recently viewed for easier navigation between family records.
Information downloading from Family Search won’t keep you from viewing your family tree.
In the previous version, you had to wait until the information from Family Search loaded in order to navigate around your family tree. Now, all you will see are little loading indicators for places in your tree that are downloading from Family Search.
Tree View Hints.
Still feeling a little lost in the app? We added some hints in the family tree view to help you sort things out. Once you use the app a few times, these won’t appear anymore.
More options for adding/editing events.
Now you can add more life events in to an individual’s record! There are a bunch of new options: Adoption, Adult Christening, Baptism, BarMitzvah, Census, Christening, Cremation, Divorce, Funeral, Moves, and much more!
If you haven’t already, download this version from the App Store and try out the latest and greatest Legacy Mobile Features!
The entries are in and we have a winner of the iPad mini!
The winner is: Karen Lebeter!
Congratulations on your new prize, Karen! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your new iPad!
Thank you to everyone who entered our contest, stay tuned to the BillionGraves blog for more chances to win during our Million More in May competition!
For the fourth and final entry this week, we want you to tell a friend about Legacy Mobile! Spread the news about this handy app and help your friends be able to take their family tree with them wherever they go!
Once you have done this, simply have them post your name on the Legacy Mobile Facebook page saying “I heard about Legacy Mobile from [your name].” When they do this, BOTH of you will be entered to win the iPad mini!
And don’t forget to leave your feedback and ideas about Legacy Mobile on last week’s post. You can still be entered to win the iPad if you do! We’d love to hear your suggestions!
To enter to win the iPad mini, simply comment below this post and let us know any of the following:
- What you like about Legacy Mobile
- What you’d like to see in the next update
- What features you would like added to the app
- What we could improve on the app.
This is, of course, only the first version of the app so we are glad to hear anything you come across that could make it even better and easier to use.
This month’s launch has been fantastic and it is definitely exciting to see all the positive feedback we’ve had on our Facebook page and Twitter. Thank you for your comments and for helping us make Legacy Mobile bigger and better!