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How to Set the Energy Saver on MacBook?

This article talks about energy-saving functions that MacBook can use, it contains Sleep and Power Nap.

Sleep your MacBook

for saving energy you can put your Mac to sleep when you don’t need it. Obviously when your MacBook is sleeping, it consumes less power. Waking your MacBook is quicker than beginning it up after it is been shut down.

Follow these options to sleep your Mac:

  • Choose Apple () menu > Sleep.
  • If you use a Mac notebook computer, close its built-in display.
  • Press Command (⌘)–Media Eject (⏏).*
  • Tap the power button on your computer.*

*consider that these mentioned options do not apply to MacBook Pro models with Touch ID.

Settings in Energy Saver

When you do not use your MacBook for some time, macOS can turn off functions which they are not used. while the computer receives actions to carry out an operation, associated components power back up.

you could regulate power-related settings inside the Energy Saver pane of System Preferences:

  1. choose Apple menu > System Preferences.
  2. Click Energy Saver.

Display sleep

You may inform your MacBook how long to wait earlier than it puts its display to sleep. Turning your display off is useful if your computer is performing a task (consisting of playing music) however you do not need to know anything that the Mac is doing.

Putting your display to sleep stops the video signal to any inner and external displays. For Apple displays and integrated displays, this also means that the backlight on the LCD is grew to become off to keep power and save energy.

When your display goes to sleep, the display screen goes dark or turns off, however some programs are active on your MacBook. If your display has a power indicator, it could change to signify that the display is in low-power mode. To wake your display, pass the mouse, contact the trackpad, or press a key on the keyboard.

Put hard disks to sleep sometimes

Put powers down the hard drive motor when you are not fetching or writing files from the drive. Solid-state drives (SSDs) do not have mechanical parts, so this power saving does not have an effect on MacBook that use simplest SSDs to save data.

Consider deselecting this feature if you have an inner or external non-SSD drive and you run programs—for example, pro audio or video editing software program—that work more effective with continued read and write operation with the hard disk.

Enable Power Nap

Power Nap lets  Mac to wake from sleep to perform tasks when it is necessarily, such as checking for new email or software updates.

During Power Nap, displays and other hardware that is not needed for these tasks will be tuned off to save energy. After it’s finished, MacBook automatically goes back to sleep to save energy.

If you do not want your Mac to wake up on its own to perform these tasks, deselect this option.


Macbook Battery Replacement at iRepex

In case of any issues with your Mac Battery please consider that Apple has a program to replace some battery for MacBook pro were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017 please check the link below to see if your MacBook pro is eligible. For the rest of you MacBook models you can follow these step to learn more about the battery status.

1- If battery status menu icon shows an X, computer does not recognize that means installed battery.

2- Press Option key when clicking on battery icon. Check and see whether menu shows “Your battery needs service” or “Service Battery.”

3- Battery life is too short to use or the device won’t turn on unless connected to the power source.

At iRepex we use the original Apple battery and give you 90 days Apple warranty.