How to jailbreak iphone using checkra1n

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Are you looking to jailbreak your iPhone? Worried about how to jailbreak or what are the pros and cons of jailbreaking. This is the ideal place to know more about iPhone jailbreak.

What is jailbreaking?

If you are an iPhone user or a techie, you should probably hear about the word jailbreaking. Jailbreaking allows the user to access the iPhone’s operating system; so can install the unofficial applications and possible to modify ios settings.

Jailbreaking in an iPhone permits the installation of unauthorized applications to do certain things which a regular iPhone can’t do. Generally, an iPhone doesn’t allow the user to customize the operating system; but a jailbroken iPhone can be customizable to an extent.

The hackers and security analysts jailbreak the iPhone to bypass security restrictions provided by iOS.

What are the benefits of jailbreaking?

  • Install and Use Unauthorized Apps

After the jailbreak, we can install any applications outside the app store. Through the Cydia framework, the user can install other unauthorized apps and networking tools which enable your iPhone a whole new level of tweets and customization.

  • Remove or Delete Pre-installed Apps

iPhone comes with lots of pre-install application which we cant uninstall. By jailbreaking, users can uninstall these applications and can free up space. These pre-install application will take more than 2Gb of your storage space. If you are using an 16Gb/32Gb iPhone this will be very helpful.

  • customization

As you all know ios has very less customization. By using the Cydia you can change the complete look and feel of your iPhone by changing the system icons, dock style, lock screen, Control panel, system UI accents, and more…

What are the problems of jailbreaking?

  • Future Software Updates

After the jailbreak, the software updates from Apple can’t be installed by the user, as the tweaks, you have made will make conflict. So you have to wait for an updated jailbreak version to get available. And some tweak application will not be able to update as the same.

  • Voiding Phone’s Warranty

The moment you jailbreak your iPhone, the warranty provided by the apple will break. Which means the apple store will not fix or replace your iPhone if anything went wrong. And if you do not have AppleCare protection and your iPhone is one year old, then your warranty will not be applicable.

  • You Might Brick Your iPhone

Jailbreaking is a technical process; if anything went wrong, your iPhone would brick and have to wipe and restore again. Nowadays, the success rate of jailbreak is very high, and the process has become more accessible.

  • Security Problem

Generally, iPhones has the most secure mobile OS ;so it is difficult to hack the system and personal information of the user. But a jailbroken iPhone is easy to exploit. Most of the jailbroken iPhone use third-party applications which are not approved by Apple and those applications may contain malware.

How to jailbreak your iPhone with checkra1n (ios 12.3 to 14)


  • Mac or Linux machine (Sadly windows is not supported by now but developers are working on it.)
  • Lightning cable.
  • Device support: iPhone 5s – iPhone X (A5-A11 devices).

iPhone 5C , iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 , iPhone 6+ , iPhone 6S , iPhone 6S+, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7+ , iPhone 8 / iPhone 8+, iPhone X.

iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air, iPad Pro (12.9 in), iPad Pro (9.7 in) , iPad Pro (10.5 in), iPad 6G, iPad 7G.

  • ios support : 12.3 – 13.3.1

iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / iOS 12.4 / iOS 12.4.1 / iOS 13 / iOS 13.1.1 / iOS 13.1.2 / iOS 13.1.3 / iOS 13.2 / iOS 13.2.2 / iOS 13.2.3 / iOS 13.3 and iOS 13.3.1/ iOS 14 / iOS 14.1 .

Before jailbreaking

  • At the time of jailbreaking the device may brick so backup your data before doing this.
  • If your iPhone has Warranty has not expired then it will be invalid.
  • This is a semi-tethered method, which means you have to jailbreak every time after switch off.

If the above requirements are fulfilled you are good to go, Let’s start!

Download checkra1n

  • Download the latest version of checkra1n ****from their official website :
  • Double-click on the .dmg file and drag the checkra1n to the application folder.

Step by step process

  1. Open checkra1n application and connect your iPhone to the on your mac. checkra1n will automatically connect iPhone and Then you can see your iPhone name as shown in the image.
  2. Click Start.

3. Click the next button and The checkra1n will put your phone to recovery mode automatically. You have to wait for a couple of moments.

4. Your device will power off and show recovery mode in the display. Then you have to put your iPhone to DFU mode. To do that you have to follow the steps as shown in the application. These step may vary based on your phone. The checkra1n will show the appropriate step based on your phone. In iPhone 5s the step is, first click the start button and press and hold the Top (Power Button) and Home Buttons together for 4 sec. Then release the Top button and hold the home button for 10 sec.

5. Then your device will go to DFU mode and it will install the jailbreak. It will take a few moments.

When the jailbreak is installing your iPhone will show as in the below image.

After installing the jailbreak checkra1n will show as in the image. And your device will reboot as normal.

After rebooting your device you can seen a new application checkra1n is install (Sometime it may take few moments to show up). Open the checkra1n and install the cydia. Now your iPhone have been successfully jailbreak! Now you can enjoy all the jailbreak features and can your iPhone as a pro user.



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