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DejaDesktop for Mac

To download the latest version of DejaDesktop for Mac Click Here!

Installing DejaDesktop

After you have downloaded DejaDesktop for Mac:

  1. Double Click the .dmg file.
  2. Drag the DejaDesktop Icon to the Applications Folder.

Once installed, to open DejaDesktop you can select Finder and choose the Applications folder or click Search icon in the top right and enter "DejaDesktop".



When you open DejaDesktop for the first time you will see a Welcome Screen. Here you want to:

  1. Select your Data Source: Google, Mac Apps (iCal, Address Book, Reminders). If you select Google you will be prompted to sign in with your Google Account.
  2. Select your Background Image to display the calendar on.

Advanced Options

  1. Data Source: Select the source of the data you want you update on your desktop. Choose between DejaCloud, Google, Outlook, or Mac Apps.
  2. Day View: Enable this if you want a day view of the calendar to display. You can set 1-5 days to display into the future.
  3. Month View: Enable this if you want a month view of the calendar to display. You can select from 0-6 months ahead and/or behind to display mini calendars.
  4. Contacts: Enable this if you want contacts to display.
  5. Tasks: Enable this if you want tasks to display.
  6. Notes: Enable this if you want notes to display.
  7. Size: Use this slider to set the Desktop Calendar size.
  8. Location: Use this slider to set the Location Desktop Calendar Display.


  1. Select "Choose Image" to select background desktop you want to use.
  2. Select the image you want to use as your Desktop image.
  3. Select Open.
  4. Click Ok, then choose "Show" to update the background image.

Auto Sync Options

  1. Open DejaDesktop and Select Settings.
  2. Select the Update Tab and choose the Update Interval.
  • Automatic (once a minute)
  • Every 15 minutes
  • Every 30 minutes
  • Every hour
  • Every hour hours

Data Source Settings - Outlook

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  1. Select "Outlook" as your Data Source
  2. Select "Settings" and choose the Outlook Folders Tab.
  3. Select the folders from Outlook you wish to update on your Desktop image
  4. Select the filters, if applicable, to only update the Desktop image with the filtered data

Data Source Settings - Google

1. Select "Google as your Data Source
2. Select "Google Settings"
3. Select follow the prompts to authorize DejaDesktop with your Google account
4. Select the google calendars you wish to display.
5. Select OK

Data Source Settings - DejaCloud

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  1. Select "DejaCloud as your Data Source
  2. Select "DejaCloud Settings"
  3. Select eneter your DejaCloud login credentials.
  4. Select OK

Uninstalling DejaDesktop for Mac


You can remove DejaDesktop for Mac by moving the DejaDesktop program in the Applications folder to the Trash. Before uninstalling:

  1. Open DejaDesktop for Mac.
  2. Select the Uninstall option at the bottom.
  3. Click Quit.

This will reset the Mac Background Image. You can now drag the DejaDesktop program from the Applications folder to the Trash.

If you have already uninstalled DDM, you can manually reset the Mac Desktop Background image to the original image using the Mac Settings:

  1. Choose Apple Menu > System Preferences.
  2. Click Desktop & Screen Saver.
  3. From the Desktop pane, select a folder of images on the left, then click an image on the right to change your desktop picture.

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