Checkra1n for iOS 14.2 is now available to download. Checkra1n Jailbreak has been released from iOS 12.3 up to iOS 14.2 and available for macOS and Linux. Checkra1n for Windows is available as Ra1nstorm. There is no online method or mobile based method to install Checkra1n yet.

Also this jailbreak cannot be patched by a firmware update. The only limitation in Checkra1n is that it does not support the latest devices like iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max and the latest iPhone 12 models.
Checkra1n Jailbreak iPhone X support was announced officially lately.

Checkra1n Jailbreak

Checkra1n - Mac

Checkra1n Jailbreak for Mac users available for iOS 12.3 -iOS 13.7 Jailbreak (iPhone X and Below) and iOS 14 Jailbreak and iOS 14.1 Jailbreak (A11 and below) and iOS 14.2 Jailbreak.

About Checkra1n
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Ra1nstorm / RainUsb

Both Ra1nstorm and Ra1nUsb supports the same iOS versions as Checkra1n and can be used with Windows / Linux

About Ra1nstorm
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Webra1n

Webra1n is Linux and Mac specific version of Checkra1n Jailbreak which allows to host the Checkra1n and use.

About Webra1n

Checkra1n supports iPhone 5S - iPhone X for iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7 and A10 and below devices for iOS 14 - iOS 14.2.
See checkra1n supported devices from here.

If you are running on iPhone XS, XS Max, XR or iPhone 11 versions or the latest iPhone 12 versions please install Taigone for Jailbreak Apps and Tools.

1. How to Jailbreak using Checkra1n?

Checkra1n Jailbreak tool is available as a Mac Installer. You can Download Checkra1n Jailbreak using the button below and Jailbreak using your Mac and follow the step by step guide below.

Checkra1n Jailbreak(Mac)

Step by Step Guide of Checkra1n Jailbreak [Mac Method]

Here is the step by step guide to jailbreak your device using checkra1n jailbreak. You should complete the following requirements before jailbreak using Checkra1n Jailbreak.

1. Your device should compatible with Checkra1n Jailbreak. See which devices support Checkra1n Jailbreak ?

2. iPhone running on iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7 and iOS 14 - iOS 14.2

3. You should have a Mac with the latest version of iTunes installed.

4. Latest Checkra1n Jailbreak App. Download Checkra1n from the above button.

Now follow the below steps guide.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone / iPad to your computer using USB. Then open the Checkra1n jailbreak app.

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Note: Give all permissions to the app. Disable FileVault if there is any problem occurs.

Step 2: Click the Start button and then click Next.

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Step 3: Now put your iPhone / iPad into DFU mode. See how to put your device to DFU mode +

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Step 4: Wait for the jailbreak process. Your device will restart after the process has completed. Now you can see the Checkra1n app on your device’s home screen.

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Step 5: Run checkra1n app and install Cydia. After installing Cydia your device will restart and then you can see the Cydia icon on your device’s home screen.

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Latest news on Checkra1n Jailbreak

Checkra1n Jailbreak latest version 0.12.1 beta released. Checkra1n v0.12.1  is adding an excessive amount of improvements such as ,

  • On-device notification to signify that the Safe Mode of checkra1n is active.
  • iBridge SSH Support from the same host
  • Limited support for the original HomePod

Let's see what are the most exciting new features that iOS 14 users probably wouldn't want to miss. The three most exciting news about the checkrain v0.12.1 beta compatibility. For the first time, Checkra1n version 0.12.1 beta supports A10 and A10X devices that are running iOS or iPasOS 14. Also, official support for the iOS, iPadOS 14.1, and 14.2 running all the A8, A9, A10, and A10x devices. And finally, here is some good news for the latest iPhone users. A11 Bionic chip devices such as the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X can now be jailbroken on iOS 14 using checkra1n v0.12.1 beta.

2. Ra1nstorm Jailbreak

Ra1nstorm Jailbreak is the Checkra1n Jailbreak tool for Windows and Linux. This is now available in computer method. This was a tool developed by @realra1nstorm. Ra1nstorm will work on iPads and iPods also other than iPhones.

Download for Windows
Download for Linux

Special Note:

  • Do not use Ubuntu from a USB flash drive since this will crash the system.
  • There might be bugs as this is a beta verison yet. Fair warning!
  • Windows users: use the "setup.exe" that prepares a Linux environment. Once Xubuntu is installed using setup.exe, you run "/host/ra1nstorm/ra1nstorm.run" in order to begin ra1nstorm setup
  • Ubuntu and derivative distro users can just run "ra1nstorm.run" file using bash.
  • You need to disable Secure Boot in your BIOS. It varies by motherboard and computer, but it is generally simple to do and the option is always labeled Secure Boot.

You may need to enable VT-d and here is the way to enable it.

  1. Enter the computer BIOS (probably F12 on boot)
  2. Navigate to an "Advanced" tab
  3. Select the "VT-d" or similar option
  4. Enable it
  5. Reboot

3. Ra1nUSB Jailbreak

Ra1nUSB is not a new jailbreak tool but a USB bootable version of Checkra1n Jailbreak. If you own a Mac OS, you can use checkra1n. If you are a windows user or a linux user, you may use ra1nstorm helper or newly introduced Ra1nUSB Jailbreak.

Before downloading Ra1nUSB, you may find the suitable image file for your PC. Please choose the one which is relevant to you from the below download buttons.

Ra1nUSB for Intel
Ra1nUSB for AMD

Before using Ra1nUSB

1. Make sure you download Ra1nUSB according to your PC (Intel / AMD)

2. Prepare a 8GB USB flash drive which can be formatted if necessary

3. Access to the BIOS settings of your computer, If you have any BIOS passwords set, make sure that you remember those.

4. This tool can only jailbreak iPhone 5s to iPhone X running iOS 12.3 – iOS 13.3


Step by Step Guide to Install Ra1nUSB

Step 1: Download Ra1nUSB according to your PC (Intel / AMD).

Step 2: Create a bootable USB using Rufus or any other creator like etcher. Make sure you select Ra1nUSB image during the create process

Step 3: This step changes BIOS settings of your computer and it is not recommended to continue to this process if you are not aware what you are doing,

Shut down your PC and boot into its BIOS by pressing the F10/F12 or DELETE button during the startup process. In the BIOS, go ahead and disable the following features:

  • VT-D
  • EL SerialPort
  • Stack Network
  • Fastboot
  • Wake on LAN

After disabling the above features enable the Virtualization options in BIOS. Most of the systems come with Virtualization options enabled by default. If it is already enabled, just keep it as it is and do not change it. Save the settings by and exit.

Step 4: Plug the created Bootable USB and reboot your PC using the USB. Then select Boot macOS Install from Ra1nUSB option. This will boot into checkra1n installed Mac OSX.

*** If you get an error in this process, you may reboot the PC.

Step 5: If the system boots up properly, just go to the terminal by pressing Windows Key + T or using Utilities > Terminal

Step 6: Type “ra1nusb” command in the terminal and follow Checkra1n Jailbreak guide above.

Ra1nUSB Compatible Devices

As Ra1nUSB is nothing but preinstalled checkra1n in MacOSX, the compatible devices are between A5 - A11 and as mentioned above.

4. Webra1n

Webra1n is a web based interface to run Checkra1n Jailbreak on devices like Raspberry Pi. It supports all the versions which checkra1n supports and works only in MacOSX like the original Checkra1n Jailbreak. Then it enables the web interface to run and execute commands using Checkra1n.

Checkra1n Supported iOS Versions

Supported Versions Unsupported Versions
iOS 12.4.9, iOS 12.4.8, iOS 12.4.7, iOS 12.4.6, iOS 12.4.5, iOS 12.4.4, iOS 12.4.3, iOS 12.4.2, iOS 12.4.1, iOS 12.4, iOS 12.3.2, iOS 12.3.1, iOS 12.3 iOS 12.2, iOS 12.1.4, iOS 12.1.3, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1,iOS 12
iOS 14.2, iOS 14.1, iOS 14, iOS 13.7, iOS 13.6.1, iOS 13.6, iOS 13.5.1, iOS 13.5, iOS 13.4.1, iOS 13.4, iOS 13.3.1, iOS 13.3, iOS 13.2.3, iOS 13.2.2, iOS 13.2, iOS 13.1.3, iOS 13.1.2, iOS 13.1.1, iOS 13.1, iOS 13 iOS 13.5.5 beta

Checkra1n Supported Devices

Supported Devices for iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7

iPhone Models

Supported Devices Unsupported Devices
iPhone X , iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 11 Pro , iPhone 11 , iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone SE iPhone XS Max , iPhone XS , iPhone XR
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 12 , iPhone 12 Pro , iPhone Pro Max , iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S Plus
iPhone 5S

iPad Models

Supported Devices Unsupported Devices
iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3 iPad Mini (5th generation) , iPad Air (2019, 3rd generation) , iPad (2020, 8th generation)
iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2 iPad Air (2020, 4th Generation)
iPad (2017) 5th Generation , iPad Pro (12.9 in.) 1st generation, iPad Pro (9.7 in.) iPad Pro 1st Gen
iPad (2018, 6th generation), iPad (2019, 7th generation), iPad Pro 10.5" (2017), iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen (2017) iPad Pro (2nd & 4th Generation)

Supported Devices for iOS 14 - iOS 14.2

iPhone Models

Supported Devices Unsupported Devices
iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus (Limited Support) iPhone 12 , iPhone 12 Pro , iPhone Pro Max , iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus iPhone XS Max , iPhone XS , iPhone XR
iPhone SE iPhone 11 Pro , iPhone 11 , iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 6s , iPhone 6s Plus

iPad Models

Supported Devices Unsupported Devices
iPad 5th generation , iPad Air 2 , iPad mini 4 , iPad Pro 1st generation iPad 6th and 7th generation , iPad Pro 2nd generation

There is special note about the support of following devices is still at experimental level. That doesn't mean those devices are not compatible with Checkra1n Jailbreak, but you may need more attempts than usual.

  • iPhone 5s
  • iPad Mini 2
  • iPad Mini 3
  • iPad Air

Advantages of Checkra1n Jailbreak

Running Android on iOS

It is possible to run Android Operating System on the iPhone. For now iPhone 7 and 7 plus is possible to run the Android OS natively. Other devices will be supported later.

Cydia but No Zebra

As Checkra1n offficial page published checkra1n will get the other package manager access with the next release but only supports Cydia with the first beta release.

Why Checkra1n?

Cannot be patched by any iOS update. Once jailbroken it will last until user unjailbreak it. Further latest version and coming versions also will be compatible with the jailbreak