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Ended up solving this issue by installing Macs Fan Control app and setting the fan speed myself to 3000. At idle now the CPU is at 65 degrees average at 3000RPM, without this the CPU would be at 60 degrees at 5500RPM. Fair trade until Apple figures out its thermal issues, this is almost certainly a bug in their thermal management (potentially a turboboost ...


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First off, the high number is the average energy impact, not the current. This is in line with what you say you currently have open: merely 4 tabs. Since I don't know what you have been doing before, I can't tell you exactly what might have caused this energy impact. But there is quite some cached safari web content (read more here, quite old though). ...


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The CPU throttling due to battery is triggered by the firmware and it doesn't make any difference what version of macOS (or other OS) you are running. However it is easy to override the throttling on a MacBook if you use Windows as a OS but not if you run macOS. If you don't want to replace the battery and the programs you want to run are available on ...


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Sounds very normal to me. The 16 is designed to drive massive GPU and CPU wattage for maximum performance as opposed to maximum thermal economy. It’s the polar opposite of the MacBook One / iPad Pro design. This is almost certainly the design since Apple controls the thermal and power envelopes strictly when on and off charger. I would avoid the delay of ...


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Check "activity monitor" for CPU-usage. You may have a busy webpage somewhere hidden on a tab in Chrome or Safari, using as much CPU as it can (and being allowed to as the machine is not on battery).


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This is an olde post I know but I have just had the a similar problem, and via trawl around the web came here and tried the suggestions above. Sadly they didn't work. However I also came across what did work for me. Simply unplug the power adapter from the mains for a few seconds; then plug and switch on. èt voila the charging process now starts OK - the ...


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We can only speculate wether the issue is caused by the swollen battery. HOWEVER A swollen battery can be a hazard and should be swapped either way. Apple offers extra warranty for batteries that are swollen (2-3 years from purchase depending on the device). An AASP (Apple Authorized Service Provider) should be able to swap the Top Case (which will include ...


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Firstly, try disabling WiFi before you sleep or power it off in case that is preventing sleep or waking it excessively. I would get Apple service to run a battery diagnostic. This is the sort of thing they can very rapidly diagnose and easily measure if they have it in for service. You should have months of stability if you charge your battery to 50% ...


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Google confirmed some time back, this is a server side configuration. If you are not seeing the option, its not rolled out to you yet. Though I don’t know the reason why it has been done. My case is the same.


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Setting Dark Mode in the System Preferences will not enable Dark Mode as it does other Apps: this preference must be set in gMail itself. Unless the "Theme" menu is present in gMail's settings, you CANNOT set gMail to use Dark Mode. You are wasting your time- I know, I've wasted half a day screwing around with this flaky nonsense. Indeed, Googling ...


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The problem is the macOS continues to check for updates (including email, software, news, etc.) while your MacBook Pro is asleep (this feature is called "Power Nap"). This means it's very quick to get up and running when you open your MacBook, but it also means your battery goes down while it's asleep. The problem some people have is that even with "Power ...


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Apple had to replace the entire bottom plate (within warranty) of the MacBook. The foil is not related to the battery but rather a sort of inner lining that runs along the sides. The people at genius bar couldn't state any apparent reason for this happening.


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I use AppPolice. It is a bit unstable and clunky but since there are no other options and the problems are minor I think it is a decent solution. Works on Catalina.


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Most Apple laptops will work safely, but slightly less reliably, with the battery removed. They will behave like a desktop computer that possibly has an inadequate power supply for full load conditions: remove the power, and everything goes poof, which is not ideal, given the ease with which a MagSafe or USB-C connector can disconnect. Repeated 'shocks' of ...


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I've found Batteries for Mac, which tracks the battery level of iPhone/iPad and AirPods (amongst others) wirelessly. It also has low battery notifications. It's a paid app though.


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As resolved in comments: Try calibrating the battery by fully charging to 100%, and then draining it to when it crashes. From personal experience, letting it die out slowly overnight is better than sudden crashes due to increased demand while using. Some users report doing the charge-discharge cycle twice. https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/15568/313842 If ...


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