MacOS Big Sur 11.2.2 Fixes MacBook's USB-C Issue: How to Check If...

MacOS Big Sur 11.2.2 Fixes MacBook's USB-C Issue: How to Check If You Are Eligible


Apple finally released its latest macOS Big Sur 11.2.2. Sources stated that the new desktop system is expected to fix MacBook Air and MacBook Pro’s current issue. The tech giant manufacturer launched its new system on Feb. 25.  

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Customers at the midtown fifth avenue Apple Store look at the new MacBook Air on sale beginning today February 1, 2008 in New York City. The Macbook Air is Apple’s newest 13.3″ ultra-thin notebook computer featuring Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Intel X3100 integrated graphics and an optional 64GB solid state drive (SSD).

According to 9To5Mac’s latest report, Apple confirmed that the update prevents some MacBook models from getting damaged when connected to third-party USB-C docks and hubs. If you want to know if you are eligible, all you need to do is check your device’s model. 

The tech giant company said that the only MacBook Pro and MacBook Air that will access macOS Big Sur 11.2.2’s fixes are those from 2019 until 2021, which are suffering from the issue with third-party, non-compliant powered USB-C accessories. 

“macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 prevents MacBook Pro (2019 or later) and MacBook Air (2020 or later) models from incurring damage when they are connected to certain third-party, non-compliant powered USB-C hubs and docks,” said Apple via 9To5Mac. 

Where did MacBook’s USB-C bug come from? 

As of the moment, Apple said that it still doesn’t have any info regarding the bug’s origin and or how it works. On the other hand, the company also said that it hadn’t received any confirmation from its users if they are suffering from ultra-heavy damage when using third-party USB-C docks and hubs. 

Apple's Latest MacOS Big Sur 11.2.2 Brings Fixes for MacBook Pro and Air's Current USB-C Issues-- Are You Eligible?

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Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of an MacBook on display after an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. announced the new MacBook as well as more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant’s entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment as well

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Right now, users can update their Mac to the latest version of macOS Big Sur. They need to visit the Software Update menu, which is located in the System Preferences app. The current latest is available to all macOS Big Sur users and is not limited solely to affected machines.  

How to install macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 

Support Apple’s official page explained that the users need to go to your device’s Apple menu. After that, you need to go to your System Preferences and then choose Software Update. Once you install the software, you need to click continue and follow the onscreen instructions. Apple also said that the best time to install the latest software is in the evening so users can complete it overnight. 

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