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After a number of MacBook Pro users complained about their computers randomly shutting down, Apple officially acknowledged the issue and offered an unusual way to fix it.

Even though your Mac is technically shut down, restart Mac once again — the proper way. This will kill the background processes, ensuring your Mac has a healthy startup. Once you power up your Mac after a shutdown, press Command + Alt + Esc to force quit background apps and then put your Mac to sleep, restart, or shut down from the Apple menu. So even if you sit and do nothing, your frozen Mac would eventually reboot by itself, though it takes a bit of patience. How to force shut down a frozen Mac If you need to force shut down a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, all you need is again to press a Power button on your Mac’s keyboard. Innovations such as a magnetic power connection and an illuminated keyboard with ambient light sensor put the MacBook Pro in a class by itself. How to Reset a MacBook Pro. This wikiHow teaches you how to reset your MacBook Pro's NVRAM and battery settings, as well as how to wipe your MacBook Pro and restore it to its factory settings. How to remove 'Safari Keeps Opening By Itself' from Mac? What is 'Safari Keeps Opening By Itself'? Many users experience a problem relating to the Safari browser whereby it repeatedly reopens. In other cases, it reopens even when users force quit it, or it opens when users have just logged into the Mac.

The problem is with the 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro computer with two Thunderbolt 3 ports (although I wouldn't bet it's limited to that model; more on that later), which 'randomly turns off even though the battery shows a remaining charge.'

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For more on the symptoms, check out this thread on MacRumors. I can describe it from personal experience, because it's happening to me, too: With my MacBook Pro's battery discharging, during normal use (so, nothing CPU-intensive like gaming or rendering a video) it just shuts down when it gets to about 20-30% battery.

The difference is that, in my case, it's a 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with four Thunderbolt 3 ports, and it's a rare occurrence, whereas it seems to be happening quite often for some users of the newer machines. Obviously, my MacBook Pro could be suffering from a different issue altogether, but it is quite similar to what other users are describing.

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In any case, Apple's advice on how to fix it is as follows: Get your MacBook Pro's battery to less than 90 percent, connect it to the power adapter, quit all apps, close the lid (which should put the laptop in sleep mode), and let it charge for at least 8 hours. Then, update to the latest version of macOS.

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If the problem persists, Apple says, contact Apple support.