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Opening the lid to turn on a Mac only works if the Mac is asleep/hibernating. If the power is off, it will need to be turned on. The reason you have to disconnect the battery is because although your power settings may call for "boot after power failure," there's never really a power failure if you're battery is connected (and has sufficient ...


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I am looking for solutions to start the laptop. I don't know what I have done wrong, a simple command to disable the boot on by opening the lid and I am stuck with my MacBook Pro not starting. You didn't do anything wrong. Setting a value in NVRAM isn't going to override your power button. This is entirely coincidental. Things to try: Try plugging a ...


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The setting is stored in NVRAM, so resetting that should undo the new nvram setting. Unfortunately in this case, NVRAM is persisted like something written to disk, so neither SMC nor disconnecting the power can undo the setting. Try using the automatic power on as part of the NVRAM reset. With the Mac having shut down after showing the battery indicator, ...


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The problem appears to be that you're using an On-The-Go adapter. USB OTG introduces the concept of a device performing both master and slave roles – whenever two USB devices are connected and one of them is a USB OTG device, they establish a communication link. The device controlling the link is called the master or host, while the other is called the ...


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I have seen instances where USB ports stop working, but that's mostly been due to a static discharge on my part. In a situation like this, the first thing I would do is see if the keyboard works without issue in another computer, with and without the OTG cable. I would also see if you can use a different USB-A to USB-C adapter. Another thing to check on is ...


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No. Unless you disconnect the battery from the logic board, the battery is going to be charged (managed, actually) by the SMC on the logic board. Apple enables battery health management by default, so the need for bypass is lessened greatly. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211094 You can opt out of this chemical aging countermeasure if needed, and even ...


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