Are you the one who’s experiencing issues with the functioning of battery of your Macbook? Most of the times Macbook owners have to face issues with the battery charge time or the battery duration. And unfortunately, one can’t easily just swap down your Macbook battery with another. In 2009, Apple built a more advanced battery design which makes it difficult for the battery to be removed.
In this article, we’ll try to search for the different options that are available for Macbook battery replacement. This option includes replacing the built-in battery as well as taking benefit of Apple’s free battery replacement program.
For built-in batteries:
If you own Macbook that of 2009 model or newer, then battery would be in-built. It isn’t advisable for an individual to just replace these glued batteries all by you. Also, there isn’t other way of replacing the battery without taking your Macbook apart. Thus, this is the job that should be left to the professionals.
For replacing these batteries, it is advisable that you look for a professional Apple store and call them up so as to talk about Macbook battery replacement. They have a team of professionals and experts that can easily get the job done. Apple also provides their customers with Authorized Service Repairers that are trained for replacing the built-in batteries and also for conducting some specialized Macbook repair works. If there’s no option for you to visit the Apple store nearby, then you can look for the Authorized Providers in your area and look if they’re offering the doorstep delivery.
One thing that should be kept in mind is that Apple’s One Year Limited Warranty includes coverage for the defective batteries. Also, it can be easily replaced that falls below 80 percent of its original capacity. In the other case, you would have to pay fees for the new battery and the replacement service.
Apple’s free replacement program:
The customers are made available with the special laptop battery replacement for the models that were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. This is because some of the models were made with a defect that made the battery to expand. This doesn’t mean that there’s danger but if can cause a lot of battery issues.
This made Apple to take the decision of replacing the laptop batteries if any of the issues occur with battery. And if you think that you can get battery replace, the check your serial number on Apple’s website. This way, Apple’s website will give you valuable information of getting the battery replaced.
Last June, Apple announced that some of the models of Macbook would suffer from the defective batteries and for this, Apple would replace for free. So as to find that if your battery is affected, click on the Apple logo in the top-left corner of your Macbook. All you need to do is to copy the serial number from this window and paste this code on the Apple’s website so as to find out information about Macbook free battery replacement program.