In this lesson for What’s New in macOS Mojave, we look at the new Dynamic Desktop feature. With the Dynamic Desktop, the desktop picture will change based on the time of day. There are two dynamic desktops available – Mojave and Solar Gradients.
Selecting a Dynamic Desktop
To select a Dynamic Desktop, you need to go to your System Preferences. From there select Desktop & Screen Saver. In the sidebar on the left, make sure you have Desktop Pictures selected. When you do, you’ll have the option to select one of two Dynamic Desktops – Mojave and Solar Gradient. When you select one of these, your desktop will change depending on the time of day.
With the Mojave Dynamic Desktop, you can also select a still image from the pull-down menu below the Mojave Dynamic Desktop name. You do not have this option with the Solar Gradient Dynamic Desktop.
New Desktop Images
Apple also introduced a number of desktop images with Mojave. You’ll find these under the Desktop Pictures category below Dynamic Desktop.
See this Lesson in Action
If you want to see this lesson in action, take a look at the video above.