In this article, I would be giving details on how to change a login picture on mac and more. Also, I would be giving you more information concerning your Login wallpaper and some tips.
How to Change a Login Picture on Mac
Making changes to your login picture on your Mac can take just a few clicks in your system preferences, but the process does come with just one catch. Follow the steps below to make the changes.
- First, click on the apple menu located at the top left corner and then click on system preference.
- Click on Users and Groups.
- Hover your mouse right over your current profile picture and click on Edit.
- The pop-up window would offer you all the available options which include:
- Memoji: An animated character that you get to customize
- Emoji: Classic emoji icons
- Monogram: A stylized version of your initials.
- Take a new photo, making use of your Mac’s camera
- Select an existing picture from the pre-installed photos app
- Suggestions: Take suggestions from Apple or select from the default images.
- Once you have gotten an image you prefer to make use of, click on it. this would be displayed right at the bottom left corner. Also, you can choose to customize some images. The option for you to customize is placed on the right side.
- For example, for the memoji, you can choose to zoom in making use of the slider, drag the memoji around in the circle, select a pose, or apply a background color in the style menu. Once you have gotten the login image, just click on save.
- With that, your new login image would appear right next to your name.
By changing your Mac Login photo, other devices connected to the Mac would also be changed too. the login photo actually is the photo that is connected to your Apple ID account.
So, you would not just be changing something on your Mac; actually, you would be making changes to your Apple ID picture. Any device that makes use of the same Apple ID as your Mac will automatically have this image applied. These details might not turn out to be an issue, but it is better if you know them.
How to Change Your Mac’s Login Screen Wallpaper
You can also customize your Mac Login Screen wallpaper if you want to. The login screen makes use of the same image as your desktop wallpaper. So, in other to change what you see on the login screen, you be changing the desktop by following the steps below:
- First, click on the Apple Menu located in the top left corner and select “System Preferences”
- Click on “Desktop and Screen saver”
- Select the image you would like to make use of from the left which includes Desktop pictures, colors, photos, and folders.
- Click on the wallpaper if you are interested and it would be previewed on your window at the top left.
- Some of the wallpapers in the desktop pictures section have options in the drop-down menu which include; Dynamic, Automatic, light, and dark.
- Once you have selected the wallpaper and the settings that you would want to be applied to your mac, they would be applied. Close the window. Log out of your Mac, wake it back up and you should see the new login screen wallpaper on display.
How can I Change my Mac Desktop Icons?
In other to make changes to your mac desktop, locate the image that you would like to make use of for your new icon and then copy it to the clipboard. After that, right-click on the drive or folder that you would like to change and then select Get Info. Click on the thumbnail and then paste your new image.
How do I Get Rid of my Login on my Mac?
Head to “system preference” > users and groups. Once you are on that page, hover over your profile pic. You would be given the option to edit appear on the bottom of the picture. Click on the picture and you would then be able to change your profile.
How do I change my login password on Mac
The steps involved in changing your login password include; heading to the Apple Menu > Preferences > User and Group > Change password. If you have forgotten your current password, log in to the admin account and then head to users and groups > your account > reset password or use your Apple ID.