How To Calibrate Macbook Pro Battery....?

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  1. macrumors 65816

    fab5freddy

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    what's the best way to calibrate your Macbook Pro battery.

    i haven't done it yet, but it says in the manual to do it for longer battery life........
     
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  3. macrumors 6502a

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    To summarize:
    1) Charge it and let it sit charged for 2 hours.
    2) Discharge it by using it until it shuts down and let it rest 5 hours.

    I don't think this will give you "longer battery life," but only accurately display the remaining charge. It is controversial if it extends battery life, but the general consensus is you should calibrate once a month.
     

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