MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) Replacement Battery

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) Replacement Battery

New battery guaranteed at capacity greater than 6730 mAh.

$99.95

$99.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Is your battery life decreasing? Refresh it with a new one!

This is an aftermarket replacement battery, NOT an Apple OEM part. It does not include Apple's original warning sticker.

Note: Lithium ion battery shipping regulations limit the shipping methods for orders containing batteries. Domestic orders may only be shipped via Standard shipping. iFixit is not able to ship batteries internationally or outside the contiguous US at this time. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed.

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011
2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2011
2.2 GHz (Late 2011)
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012
2.3 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.6 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.7 GHz (Mid 2012)

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Repair Stories

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My Problem

My girlfriend's old MacBook Pro 15 2011 was dead and she hasn't turned it on in the last 3 years. I put my hands on it and I tried to figure out what was wrong. That computer is more powerful than my current MacBook Pro Retina 13 2015, so I decided it was worth investigating.

My Fix

I first tried to fig . . .

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My Problem

Battery worn out, and OS said to "service soon".

My Fix

Ordered replacement from iFixit and installed it with my own tools. A couple screwdrivers, a spudger, and a few minutes time, and I have a new battery! I did have an odd instance of the computer suddenly sleeping (very shortly after typing and clicki . . .

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My Problem

I came back from vacation to find this battery had inflated and nearly busted its way out of the bottom case.

My Fix

Only difficulty was that I had to reshape the bottom cover since it had been bent by the expanding battery.

My Advice

The note 7 is not the only battery that can have problems. You should never leave a . . .

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My Problem

Second battery needed replace in two years

My Fix

Very easy, I used the exact driver tips.

My Advice

You can use small slotted driver instead of ones recommended but you risk stripping the screws.

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My Problem

My Macbook battery began to fail and expanded to the point of temporarily deforming the aluminum near the trackpad.

My Fix

Using the iFixit pro tech toolkit, I followed the instructions of the build guide. The battery charged in a few hours and proceeded to work fine.

My Advice

In the event that the battery swells, re . . .

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My Problem

My battery has reached its maximum cycle count, and was showing "Service Battery".

My Fix

Even though I had a dusty battery screw and the screwdriver won't open it, I managed to clean it and easily take out the battery ( Thanks to iFixit instructions) to install the new one.

My Advice

If you have a dusty screw, use a . . .

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My Problem

The original battery was weak.

My Fix

The repair went well

My Advice

Get the tool to remove the screws that hold the battery in place. The driver is a the-pronged tool. Phillips will not work. A really small flat-head screwdriver was used to put them back in. Pliers were needed to get them out. The heads are tapered s . . .

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My Problem

I was getting service battery warnings, then the laptop just stopped working.

My Fix

The replacement was easy and the instructions were clear.

My Advice

While the cover was off, I also blew out years of dust.

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My Problem

MacBook Pro 15" battery died.

My Fix

Once I ordered the correct battery, and found the correct tools (finding a tri-lobe screwdriver was the most challenging part) the replacement went smoothly.

My Advice

Double check what you're ordering.

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My Problem

I bought a battery to replace the original because it wouldn't hold a charge. The first battery I bought from another source did not work correctly. I thought maybe I had installed it incorrectly but turns out it was a faulty battery. I then decided to buy another battery to replace it. I purchased . . .

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