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How to return to the top menu macOS Sierra 10.12.2 information about the remaining time of battery life

This week Apple has released an update of macOS Sierra 10.12.2, which fixes several bugs and makes improvements to the security system.

One of the innovations of the platform was the absence of top-line information about the remaining operation time of the MacBook’s battery life. According to developers, the company forecast the autonomy of the laptop is too rough, so it can be confusing to the user. It all depends on what tasks you run on your computer at one time or another.

Opinion “MacOS users” on the subject were divided, some supported the initiative. Others believe that cupertinos just trying to hide the real problem with battery life MacBook. In any case, users have the ability to return status information about the remaining operating time of laptops. For this you need to use a little hack.

Before you install the update you need to copy Battery.menu of macOS 10.12.1 or earlier OS. If you have not yet installed the update in the Finder, open the following folder (team Transition –> go to folder):

/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/

From here copy the file Battery.menu on desktop. If you have already updated to the new version, upload the ready file at this link.

After you install the update macOS Sierra 10.12.2 re-open the above mentioned folder It will not be that file. You just need to move the Battery.menu it and reboot the system.

It is important to note that the macOS continues to calculate an approximate time of battery life, but now this information can be found only on the Energy tab of the application Monitoring system.

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