The previous battery wasn't holding a charge very long.
Couldn't have been easier.
Have some compressed air on hand. It'll be dusty in there and is a great opportunity to clean house.
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The battery in my 2011 Macbook Air wasn't holding a charge anymore, so I could get about 45 minutes of solid use before it started spinning to save memory before hibernation.
The repair couldn't have been easier. The tools were right, the guides were great, and the whole thing took maybe 20 minutes. . . .
the battery had no life left and the computer was saying to replace it
right tools, a bottle of wine and a couple margaritas. i was fixing the computer for a family friend and we met at our favorite restaurant. After a couple margaritas and a couple bottles of wine, we tackled the repair on the bar . . .
Client spilled water on MacBook Air. Soon after the laptop would not function on battery-only power, even though it recognized it at as having 90% charge.
Very easy repair as long as you have the P5 Pentalobe and T5 Torx bits. It is a little maddening that Apple mixes these two bits up in the same l . . .
My Macbook Air, Mid-2012, has said "Service Battery" for about two years now. The battery would die after about an hour of use. If I had any accessories plugged in (DisplayPort -> HDMI converter, for example) it was game over in 20 minutes.
Super easy repair. Everything comes out with screws and t . . .