SMC Firmware Update for MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air

When it is about your Mac’s best performance, you must always keep it up to date with all the recent updates released by Apple. It does not only ensure maximum performance, but also it keeps it away from vulnerabilities. The most recent updates for Macbook, Macbook Pro, and Macbook Air models were released last week – MSC Firmware update.

SMC Firmware Update

According to the brand, this update is targeted to fix a rare battery issue. To get your favourite device updated, you can head to Apple’s official website. Apple has a dedicated software update page on the website which you can find very easily by going to this link. However, you can also download updates for your devices by going to the Mac App Store.

“This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.” This what Apple says about the SMC Firmware Update.

Referring to the valid sources these updates are applicable for the following devices, however refer to the Apple’s official website to confirm the same: 

MacBook
MacBook7,1 (13-inch, Mid 2010)

MacBook Air
MacBookAir3,1 (11-inch, Late 2010)
MacBookAir3,2 (13-inch, Late 2010)
MacBookAir4,1 (11-inch, Mid 2011)
MacBookAir4,2 (13-inch, Mid 2011)

MacBook Pro
MacBookPro7,1 (13-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBookPro8,1 (13-inch, Early 2011 or Late 2011)

As said above SMC update fixes a rare battery issue of above mentioned Apple Mac models. Apple says, “This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.”

Check your models and the update history to see if your system is eligible to receive this update. If yes, go ahead and download the SMC Firm ware update.

If you facing any other issue with your Mac, be it the performance issue, any application issue, Mac screen replacement or anything else, feel free to contact our support desk. We are expert at repairing all models of Apple Mac devices.  

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