Apple macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update Debuts With Battery Health
Apple macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update Debuts With Battery Health Management Feature for MacBooks
Apple Company has released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 that brings a battery health management feature to MacBooks, its similar to the Battery Health feature available on iPhone models. These feature aims to maximise battery lifespan for MacBook users. These latest macOS update also includes the option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls. Apple Company initially brought this to the iPhone and iPad through the recent iOS and iPadOS updates. The macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update brings various bug fixes and performance improvements.
Changes macOS Catalina
These biggest change in macOS Catalina 10.15.5 is the battery in health management feature that was initially released in a preview of the latest update last month. These new feature monitors the temperature history of MacBook's battery and its charging patterns to optimise maximum charge.Its means that while you'll see 100 percent battery life after putting your MacBook on charge for some time, it may not exactly mean the 100 percent charge of the battery. They Instead, it will be the maximum of what should be provided to the battery to maximise its lifespan. These new addition may, however, impact the amount of time your MacBook runs on one battery charge.
Battery Health Management
Battery health management is enabled by default in all MacBook models its supports Thunderbolt 3 and are running macOS Catalina 10.15.5. Its means that you'll get the new feature on any MacBook Pro launched since 2016 or a Retina MacBook Air after installing the latest update. Apple Company has provided the option to turn off the battery health feature by going to System Preferences > Energy Saver > Battery Health.
Latest macOS Catalina Update
These latest macOS Catalina update also lets you disable automatic prominence in group FaceTime calls, which adjusts the size of the tile when a participant speaks. Apple provided this option first in iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 last week.Apple Company has also added controls to adjust the built-in calibration for Pro Display XDR. Additionally, there are fixes for issues that exist in Reminders and the System Preferences settings. These update also fixes stability issues related to iCloud Photo Library and RAID volumes. There are security patches that you can view from the dedicated support page.
How to download macOS Catalina 10.15.5
Download macOS Catalina 10.15.5 on your Mac by going to System Preferences > Software Update or by visiting the About This Mac section from the Apple menu. The screen will emerge to provide the details of the update. Moreover, the latest software version is compatible with the devices supporting macOS Catalina 10.15.