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What do I need to know about my MacBook Battery?

General Care: The following tips will help to extend the battery life of your MacBook.

  • Avoid leaving your laptop in extreme heat or cold such as your car. This will degrade the battery life.
  • Keep it plugged in when possible but don’t try to avoid using battery

Settings: Certain settings will help to extend how long your battery lasts before needing to be charged.

  • Energy Saver: To conserve battery set the computer sleep and display sleep settings¬†to a short amount of time.¬†
  • Brightness: Use your the keyboard buttons to dim your screen and the backlight on your keyboard to maximize battery life.
  • Applications: Quit applications that you are not using.

For more detailed information please view Apple’s support article on MacBook batteries.


Last updated by graziani_maryellen on 2016-01-06 09:33:24

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