Apple Is Providing Battery Replacement Program For 13-inch MacBook Pro


"Apple has determined that, in a limited number of 13-inch MacBook Pro (non-Touch Bar) units, a component may fail to cause the built-in battery to expand". Apple will offer replacement batteries free of charge; service may take between three and five days, the company said. According to the company, it is not a safety issue, and Apple Inc.

Apple narrowed the component flaw down to a batch of MacBook Pro units produced between October 2016 and October 2017 and subsequently sold throughout the world. However, the company didn't disclose the exact number of MacBooks which are been affected by the battery issue.

Apple took to Apple support page to post details about the eligibility criteria for the replacement program.

Apple will determine the eligibility for fix through a device's serial number.

The Cupertino giant has now announced a worldwide "Battery Replacement Program" for the 13-inch MacBook Pro (non-Touch Bar variant).

To check if your MacBook Pro is affected and needs to be replaced you can simply head on to this link and enter your serial number. Apple is also offering users who paid out of pocket to replace the battery on notebooks covered under this program a refund. Well, such replacements are in the rage and so is the Apple. You can opt to use an Apple Authorized Service Provider, make an appointment at an Apple Retail Store, or mail your device to the Apple Repair Center. "In some cases, there may be a cost associated with the fix".

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