12 Replies Latest reply: Mar 2, 2014 4:30 AM by stedman1
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Macbook Pro full charged at 97 percent?


my macbook pro says it is fully chared and the light on the charger turned green. But the percentage shows only 97 percent? why?

pls help.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
Reply by shldr2thewheel on Mar 2, 2014 4:15 AM Helpful

yes, mine gets back to 100% and it is 3 years old.  Right now it is showing a 99% charge and it is fully charged.  No need to worry.  It never dips below 96% when fully charged.  Eventually, as Clinton said, batteries lose their power over time.  So for me, a 100% charge is really only 92%.

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