Find the hidden Hello screensaver on your Mac
Find the hidden Hello screensaver on your Mac
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Find the hidden Hello screensaver on your Mac

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Speaker 1: Did you know, there's a hidden screen saver on your Mac, just waiting for you to find it. It's the apple hello, screen saver. And I'm gonna show you how to install it. Now, this might look familiar to you. It's a throwback to the original Mac, which famously said hello, when it made its debut view in 1984. And since then we have seen this screensaver on the new iMac that was released in 21, but you don't have to upgrade your hardware to get your hands on this screen saver. As long as you have B sir or later installed on your Mac, let's get [00:00:30] to it first open up finder. Then in your toolbar click, go scroll down to go to folder and then type in this path to find the hidden folder forward slide system slash library slash screen savers. Now you'll be taken to a folder and you see that hello dot saver file. Speaker 1: We drag that to your desktop rename this file to something slightly different, but make sure to keep that dot saver extension on the end [00:01:00] of the file. New now double click the file to walk you through the installation process. Now it's installed the screensaver dialogue should open up automatically, but if it doesn't, I just like to go to spotlight and type in desktop and screensavers to bring it up. This is where the fun begins. So you can customize this to your heart's content. You can choose different colors and even different themes. If you want it to look like the new iMac can choose the soft tones theme by default, it's going to cycle through hello in lots of different languages, but if you do wanna keep it just in English, [00:01:30] toggle off this option, and if your team dark mode, you can select match system appearance. Now you can check out your handy work by putting your computer to sleep and see what happens. Thanks for watching. Make sure to stay tuned to CNET for lots more.

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