Is There Another Way to Charge a MacBook?

Just like iPads and iPhones, the new MacBook can be charged from a portable battery pack, as long as you have a USB-C to USB-A cable, which you you can buy for as little as $10. Unlike MagSafe, which is a proprietary Apple technology, USB-C is universal.

How should I charge my MacBook pro?

You don’t need to put the MacBook to charge before using it for the first time. It comes with enough power to use it without plugging it to its charger. Keep it plugged in when near a socket so you keep the charging cycles DOWN on your LiPo (lithium polymer) cells / battery.

How do I know if my MacBook Pro is charging?

Older Macbooks Have Lights on the Charging Cable If the light is orange, you’re charging. If it’s green, your battery is full, and you’re running off the power adapter. Even if it doesn’t turn on, it should still have the light if the problem isn’t with the battery.