My Mac Battery isn’t charging & preserving your battery on the MAC

It happened all of a sudden.  One day, it was working perfectly, and the next, my MacBookPro couldn't turn on without being plugged to a power source.  Unfortunately, I was literally days away from a work trip that was going to take me through many countries, and many hours on airplanes.  Not being juiced wasn't an option.

Thankfully, even in disarray, Apple pulls through.  Click on the battery icon in your status bar and follow the steps:  



If you ended in Service, you should first check your Coverage Status.  This will tell you right away whether or not your computer is still covered by Warranty or by the Apple Care Plan.  If it is, and if your battery was not damaged by you, then Apple will probably cover the replacement (this depends on your personal warranty).

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