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  1. #1

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    May 04, 2009
    Macbook 13" 2.1 GHz
    Battery not charging
    So I plugged my charger into my MacBook to charge, it was at 6%. I've had it in for about 20 minutes and it hadn't changed, so I checked and it now says, 'battery not charging.' I've found if I unplug the charger and connect it again, it starts charging, but I'm just wondering why it might be doing this and how to stop it not charging.
    Thanks in advance

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Jun 29, 2009
    I am having the same exact problem.. I've never had a problem with the battery until today... I have only had my macbook for 7 months now... any ideas?

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Try resetting the System Management Controller (SMC). The following Apple KB article will show you how. Link

    If that doesn't resolve the battery recharging problem, it may be a hardware defect or a bad battery. Since your machine is still under warranty, make an appointment with your local Apple store to have them look at it.


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