How To Fix MacBook MagSafe Not Charging? 【Easy Steps】

MacBooks have different features like flexibility, ease of use, auto-unlock, Siri, trackpad, magic mouse, and iCloud.

The macOS is so easy to use that everyone can understand it. The Mac devices make certain things more manageable, giving an ecosystem that can interlink the Apple devices and smooth the tasks.

It has many advantages, and it is very portable. But sometimes, we may face issues like MacBook Pro not charging, battery drain issues, problems with the MagSafe charger, and MacBook air won’t charge.

It may be the problem with the hardware, or it can be the charger; we can fix these issues with several solutions.

Also Read: How To Fix MacBook Air Not Charging

How To Fix MacBook MagSafe Not Charging Issue?

MacBook MagSafe Charger

So, let us move to the step-by-step process to fix the various issues mentioned below.

Method #1: Reset the Battery

If your MacBook is not charging after replacing your battery, you need to reset it to fix the issue.

After replacing the battery, disconnect the adapter, hold the power key for 10-15 seconds, and restart your MacBook; then, it is ready to be used.

Also Read: Why My MacBook Not Charging Past 80

Method #2: Reset the SMC

System Management Control (SMC) is a responsible element of the Apple MacBook power control. So resetting the SMC can solve the charging issue of your Macbook.

Firstly shut down your MacBook and connect with the power adapter; make sure the adapter must be perfectly fitted and there is no loose connection.

Then hold the keys “Command+Shift+Alt+Power” together for four to five seconds and then release them simultaneously so your MacBook restarts again.

You can read the official guide on resetting Apple computer’s SMC reset. Read here!

Method #3: Sufficient Power Supply

Make sure you charge your MacBook from time to time; the battery may be damaged if an inadequate power supply is connected.

If the power supply is inadequate or there is a problem with your adapter, replace it with a new one.

Also Read: Why is My MacBook Adapter Overheating

Method #4: Save Energy from the Battery 

If you’re running out of charge quickly, make sure to reset your settings. Sometimes using more programs at once can also drain the charge.

So preserve your energy with a battery saver. If your battery drains too quickly, check the battery’s settings and turn off any other processes.

Method #5: Check the MagSafe Ports for Debris

Check the MagSafe ports for small debris and ensure the connection between the adapter and the port of the MacBook is not loose.

If something like a tiny object or any debris is stuck in the MagSafe port, disconnect the power, remove the adapter, and remove the object with a tiny wooden stick like a toothpick but do not use metal.

Also Read: How To Charge MacBook Pro Without Charger

1. Why is my MagSafe light green but not charging?

If MacBook MagSafe has the green light, but it is not charging, then there can be many issues, like the low battery status has appeared on the MacBook even when it is connected to the power.

To fix it, first, we need to understand the issue completely; there can be many possible issues, like your battery health being weak, a fake charger, or a faulty battery being used in the MacBook.

Check the power connection properly and ensure that your battery is in perfect condition.

2. Why is my MacBook MagSafe 2 Not Charging?

MacBook is a high-performance device that results in a fast battery drain and can cause battery death.

There’s a possibility that the MacBook isn’t getting a sufficient power supply which doesn’t let the battery charge.

The charging isn’t the fault of just the battery; it can also be the charger, so check the charger by connecting to a different device and ensure it provides a sufficient power supply.

If it doesn’t, then there’s a possibility that the charging port has been spoiled. If the charger is working fine, it may be the battery causing you the problem; in that case, you need to replace the battery with a new one.

3. Why is MacBook Pro MagSafe Not Charging?

Many people leave the MacBook on charge even after the charge is full; if the MacBook is always connected to a charger, the battery will get damaged in the long run, which may affect the battery life.

Charge your MacBook when it is discharged to 40% or below. If nothing is working, there are some great troubleshooting methods to resolve the issues you are facing; resetting your SMC is one of them; it can help you resolve the power-related and adapter issues.

Conclusion

We hope we have provided you with information to help you resolve the problems by finding the issue.

You can fix the problems with charging the MacBook yourself with our possible solutions. If the problem seems bigger, you can always visit the Apple service centers, and they will fix the problem that you are facing.

Please tell us how your problem got fixed in the comment of our article and if you know any other methods, you are free to mention them.

About Daniel

Daniel is a tech enthusiast and repair technician who loves experimenting with various gadgets and home appliances. On this blog, he shares a troubleshooting guide for software and hardware faults.

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