Change screen or desktop background

Tired of the screen background that came with your Mac?
Here’s how to change it:

Method #1:
1. Click on the Apple menu  (upper left corner of your screen) and choose “System Preferences”
2. When the System Preferences window opens, click once on the “Desktop & Screen Saver” icon.

3. In the next window, make sure the “Desktop” tab is selected. Select images from the list on the left.
(See Screenshot below)
- Several collections come with Mac OS X.
- You can also look for images in your iPhoto library.
4. Click a picture on the right that you want to use as your background and it will instantly update your background screen.
NOTE: To have the desktop picture change on a regular basis or at certain times, select the "Change picture" checkbox and choose a time from the pop-up menu. This may affect the performance of some applications, such as games, that use a lot of graphics.

Method #2:
1. Click once on the current screen background. You should now be in the “Finder”
- It will say “Finder” in the upper left corner, next to the Apple icon, if you’re in Finder
2. Press the Control key (or Right-Click), then choose “Change Desktop Background...” from the shortcut menu that pops up.
3. You will then be automatically moved to the Desktop & Screensaver section of your System Preferences and you can follow the instructions from step #3 above.
(See Screenshot below)

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