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.
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 MacBookYou 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". 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|