How to Make iPhoto Work Again in Yosemite

Summary

After updating to the new version of OS X with Photos app, you may find that you can't use iPhoto app anymore. How to make your iPhoto work again in Yosemite? In this iMobie guide, we will show you details to solve your problem.

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July 16, 2015

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After updating your operation system of Mac to the new version of OS X Yosemite with Photos app, you may find that your iPhoto app doesn't launch anymore when you click on it and you will get a message that says you need to update to the latest version. However, if you try to update, it will notice you that the app is not available in the store. What if you really want to use iPhoto instead of the new Photos app on Mac? To help you out of this annoying situation, we will show you how to make the iPhoto app on your Mac work again in this guide.

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How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite

Step 1. Click iPhoto, and then you will see the error message.

Step 2. Click on "Search App Store", and App Store will open on Mac.

 How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 2

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 2

Step 3. When the App Store opens you will get a message that says "Item Not Available". This is an issue we will show you how to solve.

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 3

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 3

Step 4. Click on the Apple logo in the top left corner and select "App Store".

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 4

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 4

Step 5.Click on the "Purchases" tab of the Mac App Store and locate "iPhoto".

 How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 4

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 4

Step 6. Click on the "Update" button next to iPhoto and wait for the app to be updated.

Step 7. If the app has been updated, open it.

If the way mentioned above doesn't work for you, you can follow the steps give below:

Step 8. Go to menu and click on the System Preferences.

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 8

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 8

Step 9. Click on "Users & Groups" to create a new user account to install the iPhoto app in.

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 9

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 9

Step 10. Click on the Lock icon to unlock the panel for modifications.

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 10

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 10

Step 11. Enter the account name and password to unlock.

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 11

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 11

Step 12. Click on "+" (plus sign) to add a new user to Mac. When the new user dialog appears, select "Administrator" from the "New Account" dropdown menu. Select "Use separate password" in the "Password" section. Fill in the other details and click on "Create User".

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 12

How to Make iPhoto Work Again in OS X Yosemite – Step 12

Step 13. Click on the Apple logo and select "Log out. Then log in the new user account you have set up, and then open Apple Store to install iPhoto under Purchases pane.

Step 14. Log out the new user account to go back the previous one, and you can open iPhoto on Mac.

The Bottom Line

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