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What Is Battery Cycle Count-Discussion, Checking and Resetting

What Is Battery Cycle Count-Discussion, Checking and Resetting

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Apple is known for producing modern gadgets that people always look forward to; one of the most common gadgets is a MacBook. Due to its advanced features and smooth user experience, people find this laptop a classic choice. But if you have a MacBook, then you might already know that it always remains in the news for its battery.

People have different points of opinion when it comes to the battery of a MacBook; depending upon their experience, they frame their opinion. There are several common queries related to the MacBook battery that are covered here, so if you want to know all the perplexities of your beloved laptop, then make sure that you read it till the end.

Does the MacBook battery cycle count over 1000?

MacBook battery cycle count refers to the number of times a battery's whole power is used up. If you are thinking of buying a MacBook or already own one, then it is vital for you to learn that whenever you are using MacBook, its battery goes via charge cycles. In simple terms, a charge cycle takes place or completes when the user has used all of the battery's power.

However, it does not mean that the battery has to be exhausted with a single charge only. For instance, if a user has used half of its MacBook charge in a day and then recharged it completely and repeats the same thing the next day, it will count as one charge cycle and not two. In this way, it will take numerous days to complete one charge cycle of the MacBook.

It is imperative here to highlight that MacBook’s battery has a limited number of charge cycles. A MacBook is able to sustain a 1000 recharge cycle, and still, it can retain around eighty percent of its original capacity. The MacBook’s battery's performance level is expected to diminish after the charge cycle limit runs out.

However, once the charge cycle is exhausted, your laptop might require a replacement of the battery in order to maintain the overall performance. There is no point of denying in the fact that you can use your MacBook’s battery after it has reached its maximum charge cycle count, but there are high chances that you might see a reduction in the battery life.

When you know the number of charge cycles a battery has and the number of charge cycles that are left, it can largely help you in deciding when your battery might require a replacement. When it comes to MacBook's battery, it is designed to retain eighty percent of the original capacity at its maximum cycle count. However, if you want your MacBook to perform well, it is always suggested that you should replace the MacBook's battery when it reaches the maximum cycle count.

It is crucial for you to understand that the MacBook battery has only 1000 charge cycle counts. The number does not go beyond that; therefore, if you notice that your notebook has reached its maximum charge cycle count, it is always better to get it replaced.

How do you check the battery cycle on MacBook?

Waking up to a dead laptop is always worse than sending the battery for servicing. But it is always better to know when it's going to happen. Thankfully, you can check your MacBook’s setting in order to know when it might need a replacement after the charge cycle limits are full. But before that, you can check the condition of your MacBook by clicking on the "battery" icon, which is there on the menu bar. You might find one out of four conditions that are listed down below:

 

Normal:

It means the battery is working normally.

Replace soon:

It means the battery is working normally, but now it is holding less charge than it used to hold when it was brand new.

Replace now:

It means the battery is working normally, but now it is holding a significantly less amount of charge than it used to hold. At this stage, you can continue using the battery until the time you get it replaced without harming your MacBook.

Service battery:

It means the battery is not working normally, and at this time, you may or may not be able to see the change in the battery's behavior or the amount of charge it can hold. At this time, you are required to take your MacBook's battery to the service center.

However, in all the latest models of MacBook, you can check the number of remaining charge cycles out of 1000. To check the exact count, do the following steps:

Hold the Alt key and select the Apple icon showing in the upper-left corner

Select system report

Now, click on "Power" from the left panel

Check the number of charge cycle count in health information

How does the MacBook Pro battery cycle count reset?

It is true that battery service warnings can show up on your MacBook, and it can totally ruin your day. In all the latest versions of the MacBook, you can check its charge cycle count by following the steps that are mentioned before. If your count has reached 990, you might need to replace the battery, but you just cannot reset the count to zero again.

It is an impossible task to reset or reduce the number of charge cycle count on MacBook because the details of cycle count are logged inside the battery, and there is no possible way to remove or alter that information. The charge cycle count never decreases as it keeps on increasing with the passage of time. But, you can get the battery replaced and bring the count to zero again.

You can save MacBook's battery life by following the below steps; it will ensure that less power consumption which can assure more amount of charge cycle count:

Dim the brightness of the screen to the lowest point where it is comfortable for you. it will assure maximum battery life

If you are not connected to any internet connection, then make sure Wi-Fi is turned off because it may consume extra power

Disconnect all the peripherals when they are not in use

Quit all the applications when they are not in use

Enable energy saver plugin