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Apple is replacing some MacBook Pro batteries for free

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Launched Apple has launched a new, free battery replacement program for MacBook Pro in 2016 and 2017 that faces a problem with the computer’s refusal to hold a charge of more than 1 percent.

And if your MacBook Pro refuses to hold more than 1 percent charge, you may be able to replace the battery for free.

And the tech giant has just launched macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 And the additional update macOS Catalina 10.15.7, which was intended to fix the bug that prevents the battery of affected computers from charging.

However, if the corrections do not work, you can contact Apple or take your laptop to a service center.

Apple says: Very few customers encounter the problem, and the affected laptop battery health status shows the recommended service warning.

You can see the health of your device’s battery by clicking on the battery icon or by going to System Preferences.

Apple said: If your battery is affected, you see the recommended service message when checking the health status of the battery, and if the condition indicates that your battery is normal, then your battery is not affected by this problem.

Here is a list of MacBook Pro models that may suffer from this mentioned problem:

  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, 2 Thunderbolt 3)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, 2 Thunderbolt 3)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports).
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports).
  • MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016).
  • MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017).

To begin battery replacement, call Supported by Apple, the company checks your device before servicing to verify that it is eligible for a free battery replacement.

Recall that this is not the first trade-in program that Apple has launched for these specific laptops.

It began back in 2018 to replace the 13-inch MacBook Pro manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017, because the battery would swell if it broke down.

It also launched a keyboard service program for models suffering from sticky keys and unresponsive keys.

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