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MacBook Pro - Battery at 99%


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My new macbook pro often shows its battery life at 99% when it's plugged in and charged. Should I be worried?
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Mine does this 90% of the time. I usually just unplug it for awhile and let the battery drain, then plug it back in. Not sure if this is the correct way to do it or not.

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hmm, alright. anyone else?
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hmm, alright. anyone else?

i had the same problem....except now its always at 98 or even lower percentages...i also just unplug let it drain and replug

i was just meaning to post on this too hopefully someone knows better than i do wahts going on
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your mac will remain at that level until it drops to below 94%, then it will recharge up to 100%, it hovers around 98 or 99% but NOTHING is wrong. You should drain your battery every month... ONCE a month in my opinion and then let it recharge and it will go to 100%, but you don't need to do that for it to charge to 100%.
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