Power Nap doesn't work on new rmbp

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by esharon, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. esharon macrumors newbie

    Jan 24, 2013
    I received my new rmbp yesterday and i can't make the power nap to work.
    the option for power nap under energy saver is checked but the mac don't receive mail, don't do time machine backup and i can't locate the mac when he in sleep mode.
    i tried to restart the computer several times and tried to do smc rest but nothing helped.

    what else i can do to make power nap to work?
  2. ducatiti macrumors 6502a


    May 18, 2011
    Are you plugged in/charging?

    I have a 13" and was able to backup to a hard drive connected to an Airport Extreme.
  3. esharon thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 24, 2013
    Yes, the computer is plugged in but he don't perform any of the power nap task and can't located when sleeping...
  4. durkkin macrumors regular

    Sep 23, 2013
    From the first Google search result: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5394

  5. priitv8 macrumors 68040

    Jan 13, 2011
    To discover your Mac while in sleep, you will need 2 things:
    1) wake on lan activated in energy saver prefs.
    2) bonjour sleep proxy present on your lan. That is AirPort, TimeCapsule or AppleTV.

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