Apple announced the Retina MacBook 2015, model A1534, on March 9, 2015 to launch on April 10. It has a new unibody construction and includes an updated trackpad, keyboard, and Retina display.

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device not charging after coffee spill, liquid went only into port

Hi, so I accidentally spilled some coffee in my backpack (coffee top wasn't screwed on right), which dribbled down then got into the USB/charge port of my 2015 MacBook.

I tried, in a panic and idiotically, to charge immediately after, without drying out the port completely (but will I really know if it's dry?), and of course it won't charge.

Have I done lasting damage? Or can I try the rice-in-the-bag trick later and cross my fingers? Is there something else I should do? MacBook is working fine, but I am worried that I won't be able to charge it again, ever!

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It's probably too late for the rice, but it never hurts to try it. Does it look like it shorted at all?

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Hi, thank you! I guess it didn't short, it is working, for now. Whew!

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Rice as a desiccant is an old wives tale (Absolute BS!!!)

http://www.riceisfordinner.com

Open it up ASAP. Disconnect the battery. Blot up any liquid you can find. Take the logic board out and inspect it. You have probably fried the USB-C port. Let it air dry for a couple of days.

Plan on replacing it: MacBook 12" Retina (Early 2015) USB-C Port

Here's how: Retina MacBook 2015 USB-C Port Replacement

MacBook 12" Retina (Early 2015) USB-C Port Image

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Thank you for these helpful tips! I lucked out/dodged a bullet and it appears to be charging....for now. I'll refer back to these tips for any other mishaps.

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