1873 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 1, 2007 3:43 PM by Mr. Moon
Yes I do it all the time. It's best to leave it plugged in if only for a week or two so that the battery doesn't get used. Alternatively you could turn the computer off instead of it being asleep, but even then there's no reason to unplug it. It won't hurt anything.
In fact you should turn it off and not let it sleep, not for the sake of the computer but so that it uses no power and saves electricity.
In addition to Nick A,
Apple also recommend to use your notebook battery at least once a month.
For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, it’s important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Apple does not recommend leaving your portable plugged in all the time. An ideal use would be a commuter who uses her MacBook Pro on the train, then plugs it in at the office to charge. This keeps the battery juices flowing. If on the other hand, you use a desktop computer at work, and save a notebook for infrequent travel, Apple recommends charging and discharging its battery at least once per month.
And also you can calibrate your battery: