Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 04, 2010
    what's up with my battery?
    Ok so Coconut Battery says my battery is only charging to 99% of it's current capacity. Eff that. What do I do?

  2. #2
    Um, nothing.

    Batteries degrade over time. It is the nature of all things. There's nothing you can do about it.

    I suppose you could run the battery down to about 40%, then take it out of the machine, encase it amber and stuff it in your freezer for 100 years, I'll bet it would still work just as well in the year 2110 ... but what machine could use it then?

  3. #3

    bobtomay's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    The battery is only re-charged when it is below 94% (could be 96%, I forget which).
    So, once you get below that, it will re-charge to 100%.

    The battery is still in use, although minimally, while you are plugged into main power. It will drop in charge over time from 100% due to this and will not re-charge until it hits the above percentage.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-02-2012, 05:55 AM
  2. Display battery apple magic mouse battery level in menu bar?
    By MacBookPro2011 in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-14-2011, 02:48 AM
  3. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-07-2010, 05:21 PM
  4. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-09-2008, 12:22 PM
  5. does usb recharge harm powerbook battery or ipod battery vs plus in charge?
    By wrightm in forum iPod Hardware and Accessories
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-02-2006, 01:20 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts