Why MacBook Pro not Charging


When you work on a really important assignment but your laptop just has no power and shutdown. You reach out for chargers to charge, however it doesn’t work. Things going to be frustrated! In this article, I will show you several reasons for MacBook Pro not charging.

Reasons can be varied. First of all, let’s start with the basic possible reasons. Maybe the MacBook pro isn’t plug in and the MagSafe connection is not plug in to your laptop. If so, you need to look over whether there is dust in the laptop and plug it in again. Maybe the Apple adaptor did not connect properly or it was damage. If problem lies here, you can pull the two parts apart and then put them back together. If it is still could not work, you need to buy a replacement on Apple’s website or on Amazon. Or there is a problem about the wall socket. It is an easy problem to deal with, you just need to change another wall socket to charge.


After you check out things above, but your problem still not being solved, you can go further checking. Then you should look over from software aspect. You can try a SMC (System Management Controller) reset. Here is the solution from Apple’s support community.

  1. Shut down the computer.
  2. Disconnect the MagSafe power adapter from the computer, if it’s connected.
  3. Remove the battery. You can click here (MacBook Pro battery removal) to see a video to teach you how to remove the battery.
  4. Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.
  5. Release the power button.
  6. Reconnect the battery and MagSafe power adapter.
  7. Press the power button to turn on the computer.

If you don’t know how to do a SMC test, you can click here (MacBook Pro SMC Reset) to see a video teach you step by step.


If the laptop still does not work, you can cool it down for a while. It is said that if the laptop is overheating it will not work.


There are many other reasons for why MacBook Pro not charging that didn’t be listed in this article. If you tried all of the solutions above, but your laptop still could not work. Then you can take your laptop to the local repair store, if your laptop has other reasons for not charging, you can share them with us.


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