expand macOS 10.15.5 Catalina-new battery health Management, MacBook battery life

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Apple’s just-released developer preview of macOS Catalina 10.15.5 contains a new feature called ” Battery Health Management, the company says, could be the entire life of your MacBook battery to extend.

With lithium-based batteries, as it is not in MacBooks, iPhones, and other portable devices, it is a good idea to charge the battery to 100 percent. This, along with the rising temperatures, which can wear out a battery, shortening its overall charge capacity over time.

According to Apple, battery health Management is turned on, the temperature and charging of the history of the laptop is analyzed by the battery, and then adjustments are made so that the battery is charged all the way, thus, remain longer life of your battery as a whole.

[ read More: Learn more about macOS Catalina ]

Battery Health Management is enabled by default, but you can disable it in the system settings. However, I have not really the feature is not used, it seems, to leave as something I would want. You might want to turn it off for those times when you need to charge the battery to full capacity, as if you are on a trip in an airplane.

catalina-battery-health-management-system preference Apple

The new battery Manage function is for saving in the “energy” in the system preferences of macOS Catalina 10.15.5.

Apple said that the battery health Management function is on all the MacBooks that are equipped with Thunderbolt 3, so that means that all MacBook Pro models starting in 2016 and later, and in the year 2018 or later, MacBook Air.

If you are on the macOS, the public beta program, you can Battery Health Management-a-glance, if the 10.15.5 beta is available. If you are interested, you can program the Apple Beta Software. Otherwise, you can wait a couple of weeks of the official release of 10.15.5.

editor’s note: Updated on 4/16/20 at 4pm PT with a screenshot.

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Released on Thu, 16 Apr 2020 23:00:00 +0000

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