You actually don’t need your laptop computer laptop shutting down with out warning, whether or not you’re doing a spot of labor, tapping out an e mail, taking part in a sport, or no matter else you is likely to be doing.
However that is exactly what’s been occurring with a variety of entry-level 2019 13-inch MacBook Professional laptops, and affected homeowners are understandably bent out of practice about it.
In line with quite a few messages posted on boards concerning the subject, the shutdown is most definitely to happen when the laptop computer has between 25% and 50% of its battery life remaining. And when it occurs, it’s a must to join it to an influence adapter to get it working once more.
With complaints piling up because the laptop computer’s launch in July, MacRumors this week noticed that the tech behemoth has lastly acknowledged the difficulty with the publication of a potential resolution on its web site.
However earlier than you strive the repair, the corporate says you’ll want to make sure the laptop computer’s battery degree is under 90%.
After that, comply with Apple’s directions under:
In case your MacBook Professional (13-inch, 2019, Two Thunderbolt three ports) randomly turns off when it nonetheless has a cost, these steps would possibly assist:
1. Join your Mac to its energy adapter.
2. Give up all open purposes.
three. Shut your laptop’s lid, which places your Mac into sleep mode.
four. Let your Mac cost for at the least eight hours.
5. After eight hours, replace to the newest model of MacOS.
If, in any case that, the issue persists, you might really feel like throwing the machine out of the window. Nevertheless, we advise that you just don’t do this and as a substitute comply with Apple’s recommendation to contact the corporate for assistance on what to do subsequent.
One notably lively discussion board thread on the laptop computer flaw began nearly instantly after the affected MacBook Professional launched in the summertime.
“I exploit it as regular (not charging it) will get to about 25% and simply cuts out,” the poster wrote. “Solely turns again on if I put the charger in. Battery reveals as zero% then jumps again as much as 25%, occurred four occasions.”
The submit’s creator mentioned they took the defective laptop computer again to the Apple Retailer and it was exchanged for a brand new one. However that machine suffered the very same drawback.
Apple has had a tough time with its MacBook vary lately, with every part from keyboard points (and associated lawsuits) to product recollects denting the machine’s fame. This newest mishap received’t assist, although the corporate is hoping the current launch of a model new 16-inch MacBook Professional — the primary MacBook with out the troublesome keyboard mechanism since 2015 — will set it on a brand new, extra optimistic course.
We’ve reached out to Apple to search out out extra concerning the exact explanation for the difficulty and we’ll replace this text if we hear again.