You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

By Leslie Horn on at

Did you know there's a right and a wrong way to wrap your MacBook charger? Curl it up in a ball, and it'll probably break eventually. But wrap it like you see in the picture above, and it's going to last a whole lot longer.

The key to keeping your expensive charger in tip-top shape is the collapsable set of clips on the side of the adapter. They're not just decorative. Here's how to do the magic MacBook wrap in three step-by-step GIFS:

You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

You might already know this; I did, but I only learned my lesson after tearing not one, but two chargers. This will save you from having to keep shelling out on replacements, so practice those GIF movements well! [h/t @Shealan]

You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time