Laptop battery icon not updating


If you’re taking proper care of your laptop’s battery, you should be allowing it to discharge somewhat before plugging it back in and topping it off.

All Macs with internal batteries have an indicator that appears in the Menu Bar.How to reset the SMC depends on the type of Mac you own.If you have an older Mac notebook with a removable battery, the first thing you’ll want to do is shut down the computer and disconnect it from a power source. Then, press and hold the power button for five seconds while the battery is still out of the machine.No matter what the cause may be, there’s always a fix for an incorrect battery level in your Mac’s Menu Bar.So you’re using your laptop and, all of the sudden, it dies.There was no battery warning from Windows — in fact, you recently checked and Windows said you had 30% battery power left. Even if you treat your laptop’s battery properly, its capacity will decrease over time.

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