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Changing Your Login Icon

Your login icon represents your face within the world of your Mac. It’s used as your buddy icon for online messaging in iChat, it appears next to your personal information in the Address Book, and you see it every time you log in. You can use one of the built-in pictures, or you can add any picture you like—your photo or anything else.

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  • circle-1.jpg Choose Apple menu, System Preferences.
  • circle-2.jpg Click the Users & Groups button to see your choices.
  • circle-3.jpg Click the Password button; then click your picture and choose Edit Picture (the notepad icon) in the pop-up menu.

  • circle-4.jpg Drag or paste an image file into the Images window, drag the image and the scaling slider until the square shows the area you want for the icon, and then click Done to make it your login picture.

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