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How to check the Battery Health of your MAC OS computer

Description: This article describes the process of checking the battery health of your MAC, in addition to the "Cycle Count" (how many times your MAC has been fully charged).

  1. Click the Apple Icon at the top left of the Finder Bar on your computer.
  2. Click About This Mac.
  3. Click More info...
  4. Click System Report...
  5. Click Power on the left-hand side.
  6. Under Health Information, the Cycle Count and Condition are shown. The Cycle Count is how many times your MAC's battery has been fully charged (from a 0% charge). The Condition states your MAC's battery condition; a condition of Normal is optimal.