Changing the Mac OS X Standard Wallpaper
Every Mac user wants from time to time will want to change the standard Mac OS X wallpaper. When you change the wallpaper to your liking, something more familiar, things tend to get done faster. Some people like simple wallpapers, some photos of friends or family, some prefer cartoons and others can't live without their hi-tech style wallpapers. Fortunately Mac OS X allows you to change the standard Mac OS X wallpaper quickly and easily. For changing the Mac OS X standard desktop wallpaper, Mac gives you four choices. You can select one of the standard desktop wallpapers, use a photo of a friend of family, choose a pattern or opt for a solid color. To change the current wallpaper here are the steps you need to follow:
Step 1: The first step to change the Mac OS X standard wallpaper is to open System Preferences. To do this, click on the Apple logo and select System Preferences.
Step 2: When the System Preferences window opens, click on “Desktop & Screen Saver" under Personal.
Step 3: In the Desktop & Screen Saver window, click the Desktop tab. In the left side you will see Apple Images, Nature, Plan ts, Black & White, Abstract, Solid Colors and Pictures folders. Each folder contains many different types of wallpapers. Open any of the folders then click on the wallpaper of your choice, and it will be applied on your desktop immediately, or choose Solid Color to use a plain colored background.
May be you have a collection of your own photos that you want to use on the Mac Desktop? You can use your own photos, to do this drag the image you want to use on the Desktop and drop it on the Desktop & Screen Saver window. The image will be shown there, then click it to apply it to your Desktop. If you want to see your full collection of photos before choosing one, click on Pictures Folder in the left pane; or to browse pictures in a different folder, click on Choose Folder and pick a photo to put on the desktop.
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