Test your skills
Every time I switch my Mac on it is always asking me for SMC reset, is the problem with batteries? I don’t know please help.
SMC means 'Standard Management Controller' which serves several low-level on the Intel based Macs. When power button is pressed, SMC is the one which responds. When the laptop lid is closed or opened, also SMC is the one that responds.
The issue you are facing might be due to Mac power adapter or battery. Even though the Mac prompts for SMC reset, do not reset without doing the basic troubleshooting. Follow the below steps for basic troubleshooting:
If the above steps do not solve the issue, then SMC reset needs to be done.
SMC resetting process is different for laptops with removable batteries, non-removable batteries, and desktops.
In case of laptops with removable battery, follow the below steps:
In case of laptops with non-removable batteries, follow the below steps:
In case of desktops, follow the below steps:
This will definitely solve the issue.
- Charle Faru