How to Find The Model Number of Your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

When you are purchasing some MacBook accessories, you will want to identify the model of your laptop to make sure you are buying the accessories compatible with your specific computer.

Most Apple MacBook users will not know the model number off the top of their head, so knowing where to look is the key to finding it. Follow this simple guide to know which MacBook you are using.  

There are two places that you can look to find the model number of your MacBook. 

Find the Model Information From MacOS

To identify your MacBook model you can navigate to the Apple menu in the top left of your screen.  From there, click on "About This Mac".  There you should see an image containing the details of the model of your MacBook, including which model it is.

macbook model information  

This method will not get you the specific model number, but it will identify the model and features that will allow you to know the specific model number.  Once you have this information, you can cross-reference the chart below.

Find the Model Number On the Bottom of Your MacBook

You can find the specific model number of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air on the bottom of your laptop. Toward the top of the bottom you will see some text. Typically after where it says "Assembled in China". macbook model number information The model number on the bottom of your MacBook is the most accurate when determining what components and accessories are compatible with your specific laptop. Please see the table below for additional assistance with locating your model information.
Product Name Model Number(s)
MacBook Air 13 (13-inch, 2020) A2179
MacBook Air 13 (Thunderbold 3/USB-C) A1932
MacBook Air 13 A1466, A1369
MacBook Air 11 A1465, A1370
MacBook Pro 16 (Thunderbolt 3/USB-C A2141
MacBook Pro 15 (Thunderbolt 3/USB-C) A1990, A1707
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2/4 Thunderbolt) A2289, A2251
MacBook Pro (13 (Thunderbolt 3/USB-C) A1989, A1708, A1706, A2159
MacBook Pro 15 Retina A1398
MacBook Pro 13 Retina A1502, A1425
MacBook Pro 12 Retina A1534
MacBook Pro 15 Unibody A1278, A1286

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