How to fix a warped Macbook Air?

How to fix a warped Macbook Air?

So I accidentally dropped my Macbook Air the other day and while catching it mid-air, I banged it against the side table. It resulted in some dents and bruises. When I closed the lid, the edges are already un-even.

So this is what I did to fix the dent.


The solid, aluminum unibody of the Macbook Air is pretty tough. However, since the edges are very thin, a concentrated impact can leave some bruises.

And, after banging it again against the dashboard of my car, it actually made several cuts into the dashboard. Still, the Macbook Air lives!

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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19 Responses

  1. Yuya says:

    An actual drop test. Good thing its still alive. :)

  2. Taz says:

    akin na lang Sir Abe hehehe…

  3. mary says:

    :) May typo po sa post:

    …aluminum unibody fot he Macbook air is…

    Wala lang.

    As for your fix… o_O haha

  4. justified says:

    adik ka abe….hehe
    merry xmas sau..namamasko po :)

  5. scorer says:

    cool but if everything fails
    you can try this at home Sir Yuga:

    in the end Macbook Air can handle dynamite explosion so wickedly awesome hehehe

  6. @ mary mkpag comment akalo mo perfect sha. Tau din po si sir yuga.

  7. No Name says:


    New MacBook Air is Unibody

  8. No Name says:


    Latest MacBook Air is Unibody

  9. NemOry says:

    sayang po na sa warp ang macb0ok. Hehe . . .ung medicine jan ay gagamitan ph0t0sh0p at iwawarp. .jwk. .hehe

  10. mary says:

    @[email protected]

    :) I think sir yuga appreciates the corrections. Ginagawa ng ibang regular readers niya yung pag-point out ng small errors… ginaya ko lang kasi I think it’s a good way of helping out the blog owner, as long as we don’t say it in a nasty way, diba?

    Kasi busy si sir yuga para i-double or triple-check yung post kaya na-appreciate niya kung may ibang mag-p-point-out nung errors sa post. :) Para pwede niya i-edit and ayusin. Don’t you agree?

  11. yuga says:

    Hi guys! Appreciate the corrections! =)

  12. Kim says:

    Hey, Soul Sister! :D

  13. garz says:

    wow. i never thought a macbook could be fixed that way. :)

  14. Eason says:

    I’m sorry for being a newbie / noob but what does the word “warped” technically mean?

  15. Jaims says:

    warped = dented

  16. Teknisyan says:

    Nice work around!!!!

    Parang drag and drop lang yan!!

  17. Ferdinand Angeles says:

    May kilala akong latero sa talyer who can really fix dents

  18. Benchmark33 says:

    Hehehe iba iba din pala meaning ng warped…I thought the unit is “twisted” (the way I understand warped)…it was “dented” pala meaning in terms of gadgets….now i know. Thanks everybody! :-)

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