MacBook never disappoints when it comes to battery life. MacBook’s battery usually makes you survive all of your working day before you need to recharge it. Apple is keen to carry this caliber in latest models too.
However, previous versions of MacBooks can’t match this battery life lastingness. But surely, everybody loves to use their MacBook as long as possible without tethering it.
Traditional approach to overcome this tethering bonding is to carry an external battery pack. This costs you extra weight in your bag, but buys you a few more hours of laptop working.
However, sensible use of preferences on your Mac can make a difference. Effectively, version 10 of the Apple Macintosh operating system named as OS X provides multiple built-in energy monitoring and management tools to help you spare out some battery charge. Turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth might be wise step since both use energy while looking for wireless connections.
Here we’ve searched , 6 steps that can improve your battery life.
Choosing Mobile settings
Go to the Energy Saver pane in System Preferences. Click Battery to change settings for mobile use. You can adjust the settings to switch off your screen and hard drive as soon as your Mac become idle.
Get system updates whenever available
System updates sometimes include refines to power management. In System Preferences, turn on automatic checking for updates, and the options to download and install them.
Keep in Mind : Power Nap only allows updates to download while on mains power mode.
Keep an eye on the time on estimated time
Click the battery icon in the menu bar, here you can see an estimated battery time. You can also turn on percentage indicator. This menu also helps you to identify the apps that are utilizing most of your battery charge.
Limit streaming and videos
Watching too much online videos will sink your battery significantly, as it makes your wifi connection active throughout the span.
Suggested that : Go for the websites which allows you to download content to watch offline.
A close look at temperature
An oven-like environment isn’t healthy for your Mac. Moreover, a busy hard drive will further provoke the heat inside your Mac.
A hot processor will cause your Mac’s fans to spin up, and all of this can make your battery drain faster.
You can monitor heat levels using Temperature Guage, or a similar app.
Check for energy controls
With a tool named Cocunut Battery , you can have a health check for your battery by watching its current maximum capacity and its original capacity when new.
In the end, in Mission Control’s preferences, set a Hot Corner so that you can able to make your display to sleep in an instant.