According to Apple, the new macOS Mojave brings new features inspired by its most powerful users, but designed for everyone. In this short article, we will show you how to setup the new display features such as dark mode and dynamic display mode.
Completion of macOS Mojave install process immediately leads you to a screen where you can choose between the regular mode and the dark mode for the display.
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You can also toggle between the two modes by using your MacBook Settings. Here is how to do it:
Enabling Dark Mode on macOS Mojave
Enabling Dark mode on the new macOS Mojave is simple and straightforward. To get going, click on > System Preferences from the menu and choose General. Here choose the second option under ‘Appearance’ to toggle into dark mode. You will also find a set of custom accent colors that you can choose from in the settings here.
You can further customize the display by choosing ‘Night Shift’ in the display settings. While in System preferences, choose Display and then click on Night Shift tab. Here you can set up a schedule for Night shift, adjust the color temperature of the display. Go ahead and give it a try!!
How to Use Dynamic Display Mode with macOS Mojave
Along these lines of display settings, macOS Mojave now supports dynamic desktop. This new feature allows for a desktop picture to adjust dynamically in terms of brightness and color tones with variations in daylight.
In order to get this new feature up and running, go to your Mac’s System Preferences > Desktop and Screen Savers. On the left hand panel choose Apple Desktop pictures. Now from the right hand side, you can choose the dynamic version of the Mojave screensaver.
Setting up the Dynamic Display mode requires that you allow for location services to be switched on your MacBook.
This dynamic screensaver in Mojave is truly stunning!
We are still trying to figure out how one can create his or her own wallpaper that is enabled for dynamic display. If you know a tip, please feel free to share in the comments below.
Eligible MacBooks and Macs for macOS Mojave
As per Apple, macOS Mojave will be available this fall as a free software update for Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later, plus 2010 and 2012 Mac Pro models with recommended Metal-capable graphics cards. Some features may not be available in all regions or languages.
This means that folks with older 2010 and 2011 machines such as the iMac will not be able to upgrade to the latest macOS Mojave when it is released in the fall.
What are some of the new macOS Mojave features that are exciting for you? Please let us know in the comments below if you have any questions for us as it relates to the dark mode and dynamic display mode.
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