Possible to retrieve deleted picture?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Jetjet281, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Jetjet281 macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2013
    I am currently using a macbook. I accidentally changed my wallpaper without saving the original one. I cannot find it online anywhere. Can I retrieve the picture? Pls help
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Open a Finder's window to /YourHardDrive/Users/YourUserName/Pictures/ and highlight the iPhoto Library. Now with the iPhoto Library highlighted go down to the Time Machine dock icon and launch it (while the Finder window to the Photo Library is still open). Then go back in time to before you deletes=d the picture an restore it.
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    That assumes, of course, that the OP is using iPhoto and Time Machine, which may not be the case.

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