Is It Possible To Replace The Battery In Macbook?

The battery is often the first part that come out of order in older MacBooks. In case of this issue, good news is that you can probably replace it on your own.

A Note on Warranties

As a matter of fact, when you’ve got an old Mac and its battery isn’t holding enough charge, it most likely won’t be covered by warranty, because its warranty period has expired.

In another case, if you’ve got a Mac and it’s not too old that isn’t holding a charge or won’t charge at all, maybe it is defective and so Apple will fix it for free. And if you bought your MacBook in the EU, that warranty period could last as long as six years. It’s worth checking, since replacing the battery is an important issue.

A Note on Safety

The battery inside your MacBook like Lithium-ion batteries —can literally explode. This is an important point that you should pay enough attention, when you’re considering a repair job like replacing the battery.

Before removing your battery be careful about the battery is fully drained. Moreover, it’s necessary to know, how you’re going to dispose of it. You shouldn’t just throw it away. It’s better to take it to a tech recycling center where they will have set up to dispose of batteries safely.

You can change the battery yourself on the following MacBooks:

  • MacBook Pro 13” (All Models)
  • MacBook Pro 13” with Retina Display (All Models)
  • MacBook Pro 13” with Function Keys (All Models)
  • MacBook Pro 15” (All Models)
  • MacBook Pro 15” with Retina Display (All Models)
  • MacBook Pro 17” (All Models)
  • MacBook Air 11” (All Models)
  • MacBook Air 13” (All Models)
  • MacBook Unibody (All Models)

And it’s not easy to do so on following models:

  • MacBook Pro 13” with Touch Bar (All Models).
  • MacBook Pro 15” with Touch Bar (All Models).
  • Retina MacBook (All Models).

Replacing the Battery in Your Mac

  • If your MacBook is one of the newest models that equipped by removable battery. In this regard, replacing the battery is really easy, it means that putting the old one out and replacing it with the new battery. But also, if you have a model without a removable battery, you should open your MacBook’s case. And you’ll need a guide.
  • It’s a little hard to find such a guide for every MacBook, but our friends over at TopTek will be helpful. Head to TopTek and find the guides for your MacBook model. They have a battery replacement guide for every MacBook listed above. Their guides also tell you how hard the replacement is going to be, so you can decide whether you want to go ahead or just get Apple to do it.

Whenever you’ve installed the new battery, its necessary to calibrate it. Let the new battery to drain, after that charge it again to 100% before letting it drain until the MacBook shuts down. Now you can charge it up and use it again normally.

Battery Replacement at TopTek

If you are having issues with your Mac Battery please note that Apple has a program to replace some battery for MacBook pro were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017 please check the link below to see if your MacBook pro is eligible. For the rest of you MacBook models you can follow these step to learn more about the battery status.

1- If battery status menu icon shows an X, computer does not recognize that means installed battery.

2- Press Option key when clicking on battery icon. Check and see whether menu shows “Your battery needs service” or “Service Battery.”

3- Battery life is too short to use or the device won’t turn on unless connected to the power source.

At TopTek System we use the original Apple battery and give you 90 days Apple warranty.

About Top Tek System

TopTek System (TTS) is an Apple authorized service provider in Markham with professional and experienced team of Apple Certified Technician. Performing Apple products repair services, under warranty, out of warranty, exchange and repair extensions programs. TopTek system can offer you same day service for iPhone Screen and Battery replacement also we can repair all issues on iPhone, iMac, Macbook Pro, Macbook air and other Apple products. TopTek System can provide service to Markham, Toronto, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and North York regions. Also, TTS expand its services and activities in IT fields included Supporting and Maintenance of IT products of organizations like Laptops and computers, Network and Network Security Services and Managed Network Services.

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