Batter life on Macbook Pro

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Nerdy Keith, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

    Nerdy Keith

    Jun 5, 2012
    Dublin, Ireland
    When I upgraded to Mountain Lion it changed the battery status on the top of the screen. It used to tell me how many hours of batter I have and now it doesn't, it gives me a percentage. How do I get it to give me an amount of hours of power?
  2. macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    This has already been discussed in several threads:
    From the CHECKING STATUS AND HEALTH section of the following link:
    This app can display time remaining on the menu bar: SlimBatteryMonitor

    From the BATTERY LIFE FROM A CHARGE section of the following link:
    The link below should answer most, if not all, of your battery/charging questions. If you haven't already done so, I highly recommend you take the time to read it.
  3. macrumors P6


    Jan 23, 2005
    That feature was removed in Mountain Lion. You can get it back with the free app Battery Time Remaining.

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