Checkra1n Jailbreak

Checkra1n Jailbreak now supports to install Cydia for iOS 18 beta to iOS 12. Go through this page and download the compatible version of the Checkra1n tool.

Select Checkra1n Jailbreak Method

Follow below Checkra1n jailbreak tool guides to jailbreak your Device and install Cydia

Checkra1n Mirror - iOS 18 beta to iOS 17

Checkra1n mirror jailbreak now supports iOS 18 beta to iOS 17. The Checkra1n mirror jailbreak is a semi-jailbreak tool and Cydia is the default package manager for the Checkra1n mirror tool.

Guide to use Checkra1n Mirror

  • Step 01. Download the Checkra1n mirror from the above link.
  • Step 02. Open The Checkra1n mirror jailbreak tool.
  • Step 03. Tap the Go button.
  • Step 04. Open the CodeGen app and tap the Get the App code.
  • Step 05. Copy the code.
  • Step 06. Open the Checkra1n Mirror app and paste the code.
  • Step 07. Tap run exploit.
  • Step 08. Jailbreaking.
  • Step 09. Tap the Install Cydia Client.
  • Step 10. Tap Allow button to install Cydia.

Checkra1n virtual Jailbreak method

Checkra1n virtual jailbreak tool supports iOS 16.6 to iOS 12 versions. The checkra1n virtual jailbreak method also supports iPhone 14 jailbreak and iPhone 14 jailbreak.
The checkra1n virtual jailbreak is an online jailbreak method. You can complete the full jailbreak process without using a macOS or Windows computer.
The checkra1n virtual jailbreak can install from the zeon jailbreak app store.

Checkra1n Tool Mac Guide

  • Step 01. Download Checkra1n.

  • Step 02. Drag and Drop Checkra1n DMG file to run.

  • Step 03. Now open Checkra1n.

  • Step 04. Now connect your Device to PC.

  • Step 05. Tap Start Button

  • Please note - iOS/iPadOS 14.6/14.7 / 14.7.1 / 14.8 and 14.8.1 users should enable Allow untrusted iOS/iPadOS/tvOS Versions

    Please note - iPhone X , iPhone 8 and 8 Plus users should enable Skip A11 BPR check before start jailbreak.

  • Step 06. Tap Next button to enter DFU mode.

  • Step 07 - Now put your Device to DFU mode. Just follow on screen instructions to put your Device to DFU mode.

  • Step 08 - You will have Checkra1n app once you Device booted.

  • Step 09 - Now check your Device for Checkra1n app.

  • Step 10 - Now tap Checkra1n app to open the Checkra1n app.

  • Step 11 - Now you will have Cydia name on Checkra1n main interface and tap on it.

  • Step 12. Now you can see Cydia Downloading.

  • Step 13. Once all process doen, you will have Cydia application on your Device.

iRemovalRa1n ( Windows )

Now, windows users can use the Checkra1n jailbreak tool from the iRemovalRa1n jailbreak tool.
Follow the below guide to jailbreak your iOS Device using a Windows computer.

  • Step 01. Download iRemoval PRO.
  • Step 02. Open Removal PRO app.
  • Step 03. Tap the Jailbreak button.

  • Step 04. Connect your Device.
  • Step 05. Recover mode starts now.
  • Step 06. Follow on-screen instructions to enter DFU mode.
  • Step 07. Open the checkra1n app from your Device.
  • Step 8. Tap the Cydia button to install.

Checkra1n Windows Guide

The famous jailbreak YouTuber and Tweak Developer, released unofficial Windows download link of Checkra1n jailbreak tool.
Follow the below guide to jailbreak your iOS Device through Checkra1n unofficial Windows tool.

  • Step 01. Tap the download link and download to your Windows Machine
  • Step 02. If you haven't installed iTunes on your Windows Machine. Install iTunes from here

  • Step 03. Restart your Windows machine, once finish iTunes install
  • Step 04. Now Extract the iRemoval Pro application you downloaded earlier.

  • Step 05. Open iRemoval Pro application
  • Step 06. Click the Jailbreak button
  • Step 07. Checkra1n App will be open now
  • Step 08. Connect your iPhone / iPad Device now - If you got Error 21 code - Unlock your Device and trust your Windows machine
  • Step 09. If you see Not support message - Go to options > Tap > Allow the untested iOS/iPadOS/tvOS versions
  • Step 10. Click Start
  • Step 11. Enter your Device to DFU mode- You can follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Step 12. Once the Jailbreak process is done> Disconnect your Device
  • Step 13. Launch your home screen and find the Checkra1n icon
  • Step 14. Open the Checkra1n icon and Tap the Cydia button to install

Checkra1n 3uTools ( Windows ) Guide

Now iOS 12.3 to iOS/iPadOS 14.8 / 14.8.1 users can use 3uTools for install Checkra1n Jailbreak tool for install Cydia.
Follow the below guide completely.

  • Step 01. Get USB flash drive ( above 1GB )
  • Step 02. Connect your USB flash drive to Windows
  • Step 03. Download the latest 3UTools version
  • Download 3UTools

  • Step 04. Open 3uTools from Windows > Go to Flash&JB-Jailbreak > Jailbreak
  • Step 05. Select > "Make Checkra1n jailbreak USB flash drive."

  • Step 06. Choose your USB drive from drop-down menu > Click start making button

  • Step 07. Wait for complete jailbroken USB flash drive
  • Step 08. Tap Yes for the popup message

  • Step 09. Wait for complete the process > Congratulation popup message

  • Step 10. Tap Close > Close 3uTools
  • Step 11. Connect your iPhone to PC
  • Step 12. Restart your PC now
  • Step 13. After restart Done > Go To Boot Manager
  • Step 14. Select USB drive > Press Enter
  • Step 15. After a few minutes, you can see Checkra1n jailbreak latest app interface

  • Step 16. Tap Start For 14.6 to iOS 14.8 / 14.8.1 > Tap options > Tap allow untested Device
  • Step 17. Tap the Ok button again for the next window
  • Step 18. Follow onscreen instructions for DFU mode
  • Step 19. Once Device restart > Open Home screen and find the Checkra1n app
  • Step 20. Open the Checkra1n app and tap Cydia Button to install

Checkra1n Android Guide

Checkra1n tool still officially supports the Mac operation system. But at this time, Android users can run the Checkrain tool and Jailbreak their iOS Device.

Follow below how-to guide to use Android Device to jailbreak your iOS Device.

Requirements before start

  • iOS/iPadOS Device should compatible for Checkra1n.
  • Root access Android Device.
  • Android support terminal app > Recommended.
  • The cable needs to connect the iOS Device to the Android.

Once you complete the above requirements, you can start the below steps.

  • Step 01. Now you should download checkra1n binary for Linux and exact match Android µarch.
  • Step 02. Now put in a directory that execution is allowed.
  • Step 03. Now connect your Device to it.
  • Step 04. Now open the terminal app and should gain root access. su
  • Step 05. Your Device should recognized now
  • Step 06. USB ID should be 05ac:12a8.
  • Step 07. Now put your Device to DFU mode. Tap this link to how to enter your Device to DFU mode.
  • Step 08. Your iDevice is still should be recognized mode. lsusb.
  • Step 09. In this step, USB ID should be 05ac:1227. If is not > unplug the USB-C cable from the Android and plug it.
  • Step 10. Now Run checkra1n in CLI mode. ./checkra1n -c.
  • Step 11. Done

Reddit video guide about How to use Android for jailbreak iOS

Chekra1n Online ( Without PC ) portable Solution

Ra1nbox is a newly released portable solution to use Checkra1n Jailbreak without PC support. Checkra1n is a tethered jailbreak solution, and it is only for Mac operating system. This is a significant disadvantage for other operating system users.
Ra1nbox team gives a solution for it. Follow the below guide to use Ra1nbox Online portable solution to Jailbreak your Devices.
You can build Ra1nbox using a Linux board yourself or buy it from the Ra1nbox website.

How to build Ra1nbox portable device?

Checkra1n pinera1n Guide

A new way to run checkra1n jailbreak tool without using PC or Mac. For this method, you must use Pinephone Smartphone. This method is somewhat easy When compare with the Checkra1n android guide.

Checkra1n Jailbreak By PinePhone - Written guide

Checkra1n Jailbreak By PinePhone - Video guide

Important news for Apple Silicon Macs users

Chekcra1n 0.12.3 version officially supports Apple Silicon Macs, but you should unplug and replicate lightning cable while on the Jailbreaking process.

Chekra1n Jailbreak macOS M1 Guide

Some users complained Checkra1n latest version does not support macOS M1 chip. So follow the below guide to run Checkra1n Jailbreak on M1 Chip.

  • Step 01. Open the mac Application folder

  • Step 02.Right-click on Checkra1n App and "show package contents." Tap it

  • Step 03. Open contents and then MacOS

  • Step 04. Run the Checkra1n

Also Checkra1n jailbreak coming soon for all the latest iOS versions. Please refer following pages to get more Checkra1n information.

Checkra1n Checkm8 based update tools

Palera1n is a newly released jailbreak tool and it is based to Checkra1n checkm8 tool. The palear1n jailbreak tool supports iOS 15 to iOS 15.7.1 version.

Tihmstar working Checkra1n for iOS 15

Well known Jailbreak developer tihmstar now working to release Checkra1n Jailbreak for iOS 15 version.
According to his tweet status, he said > how come checkra1n was never updated to iOS 15? So seems to be Checkra1n jailbreak tool is fully compatible with iOS 15 Jailbreak.

tihmstar iOS 15 Checkra1n Jailbreak

Checkra1n patched version support - iOS 14 > A10 / A11 Devices

Checkra1n patched version released by iOS Jailbreak Developer ( @exploit3dguy ) supports iOS 14 running A10 and A11 Devices.
Checkra1n patched version can be used to install Cydia for iOS 14 A10 and A11. But recommended, do not use this and wait for Checkra1n official release.

A10 Devices List

  • iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad (2018, 6th generation)
  • iPad (2019, 7th generation)
  • iPod touch (2019, 7th generation)

A11 Devices List

  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
  • iPhone X

Download Checkra1n patched version

Betelguese - Install Odysseyra1n on a checkra1n device

Checkra1n Jailbroken Device holders now you can install Odysseyra1n bootstrap via Betelguese. Once you install Odysseyra1n bootstrap will remove the Cydia third party app manager and allows to install Sileo.

Follow below Betelguese guide to install Odysseyra1n for Checkra1n Device.

  • Step 01. Install Betelguese from here. Betelguese only supports Mac operating system.
  • Step 02. Now you have to remove Cydia. Use Restore System Checkra1n feature to remove Cydia.
  • Step 03. Now re-jailbreak your Device using Checkra1n Jailbreak tool. Please do not tap Cydia install button
  • Step 04. Now Double tap for unzip Betelguese file
  • Betelguese Download

  • Step 05. Double tap to open Betelguese
  • Betelguese File

  • Step 06. Plug your Device to Mac
  • Step 07. Tap install Odysseyra1n
  • Ready

  • Step 08. Tap continue button and Now you can see the process running
  • Important Running

  • Step 09. Wait for Done message
  • Done

  • Step 10. Successfully Installed Sileo
  • Checkrain & Selio

Checkra1n Jailbreak for Apple TV

Checkra1n tool also supports to Jailbreak your Apple TV 4th Generation. You can follow our Video guide and written step guide from below.

Checkra1n jailbreak released for Apple TV fourth-generation . This news officially announced by @nitoTV with their official Twitter account.

Still, Checkra1 only supports fourth generation (HD) Apple TV. Apple TV 4K also compatible with Checkra1n, but it doesn't have to get to DFU mode. So if you are on 4K Apple TV stay on the same firmware version and do not upgrade.

Checkra1n Apple TV Jailbreak Step guide

  • Step 01. Download Checkra1n Apple TV support version from here. Make sure to use Macos computer
  • Step 02. Drag and drop Checkra1n Apple TV file to MacOS Application folder
  • Step 03. Connect Your Apple tv to Mac and Power source
  • Step 04. Once Apple TV connected, Checkra1n will identify your Apple TV

  • Step 05. Tap Checkra1n Start button and tap next button to send your Apple Tv to recovery mode
  • Step 06. Once your Apple tv Detected as recovery mode, you have to put your Device to DFU mode.
  • Step 07. Grab your Apple TV remote controler and follow up on screen instructions to put your Apple TV to recover mode.
  • Step 08. Now going to boot process.
  • Step 09. Now diconnect your Apple tv HDMI and reconnect.
  • Step 10. After few seconds you can see Checkra1n RC1 installer showing up on your Apple Tv. Also you can see progress bar running.

  • Step 11. Once progress complete tap Done.

  • Step 12. Now you can respring your Device.
  • Step 13. Congratulations. You scuessfully Jailbreak your Tv through Checkra1n and sucessfully installed NitoTV.

  • Checkra1n & PongoOS for iOS 15 Jailbreak

    According to Github mews, the Checkra1n Jailbreak tool coming soon for iOS 15 versions with support of the PongoOS operating system.

    In the GitHub Checkra1n/PongoOS page, Siguza committed and hinted he is working on Checkra1n for iOS 15 Jailbreak.


    15.3 keychain extracted from Checkm8 - Jailbreak possible

    Well known mobile & cloud forensics service ElcomSoft team successfully extracted iPhone 7 running iOS 15.3 keychain and access to Full file system acquisition.


    Checkra1n Windows .exe Version coming soon

    Checkra1n Developer @DanyL931 ( DanyL ) posted this on Twitter and hinted about Checkra1n Windows version release


    Checkra1n Coming soon for iOS 15 and Above

    Checkra1n tool coming soon for iOS 15 and above ( iOS 15.3 / 15.2 / 15.1.1 / 15.0.2 / 15.0.1 / 15 ) according to Checkra1n Developers. They published a message on a discord . So Checkra1n will be the first Jailbreak tool for iOS 15 and above

    Read more Checkra1n iOS 15 Jailbreak.

    checkra1n for iOS 15

    Checkra1n support iOS 14.5 Beta

    iOS Researcher successfully jailbroken iPhone 6s running iOS 14.5 Beta


    Checkra1n support iOS 14.4 / iPadOS 14.4

    iOS Jailbreak Tweaks developer confirmed that Checkra1n Support latest iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4

    Checkra1n support iOS 14.1 / iPadOS 14.1 OTA

    Several Jailbreak experts confirmed the Checkra1n jailbreak tool is supporting the latest iOS 14.1 OTA and iPadOS 14.1 OTA.


    Checkra1n not compatible with iOS 14.2 Developer Beta 4

    Please do not update your device to iOS 14.2 Developer Beta if you wish to jailbreak. According to some jailbreak experts, Checkra1n not compatible with iOS 14.2 Developer beta 4


    Checkra1n Support Cydia Tweak List

    Tap spreadsheet to get all support Cydia tweak list for Checkra1n

    How to Migrate to Unc0ver / Taurine from Checkra1n ( iOS 14 to iOS 14.3 )

    You can migrate to Unc0ver or Taurine jailbreak from Checkra1n with easy steps.

    • Step 01. Open Checkra1n app from home Screen.
    • Step 02. Tap Restore System.

    • Step 03. Tap again Restore System ( Bottom notification ) again.

    • Step 04. Device will be reboot now and Checkrain removed successfully.

    Now Install Unc0ver or Taurine tools as you prefer and Jailbreak your Device. You can get Unc0ver and Taurine guies from here.

    Chimra1n tool for Install Sileo for Checkra1n Jailbroken Devices

    Chimara Jailbreak Tool Developer CoolStar Just released Chimera1n tool for Install Sileo Package manager for Checkra1n jailbroken Devices.
    Chimera1n Jailbreak Guide

    Checkra1n Vs Unc0ver ( Differences )


    • Only for Mac
    • No support for A13
    • Tethered Jailbreak
    • No Revoke
    • Lifetime Jailbreak
    • Need Mac for re jailbreak
    • Hardware based Jailbreak
    • Apple cannot patch


    • Support Mac / Windows / Online ( Without PC )
    • Support A9 to A13
    • Semi-Untethered Jailbreak
    • Apple can revoke app anytime
    • Can be patch from iOS 13.5.1
    • Can use Unc0ver app for re jailbreak
    • Software based jailbreak
    • Can patch from iOS 13.5.1 update

    How to Remove Checkra1n Jailbreak

    • Step 01. Open Checkra1n app from home Screen.
    • Step 02. Tap Restore System.

    • Step 03. Tap again Restore System ( Bottom notification ) again.

    • Step 04. Device will be reboot now and Checkrain removed successfully.

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    See below images for Scam site

    Checkra1n Name relate Cydia apps


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    Checkra1n Respring

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