Checkra1n Jailbreak [iOS 12.3 - iOS 14]

Checkra1n Jailbreak has been released upto iOS 14 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.

Also this jailbreak cannot be unpatched 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.

Checkra1n - Mac

Checkra1n Jailbreak, Which is a Mac only Application available for iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7 Jailbreak (iPhone X and Below) and iOS 14 Jailbreak (A9X and below)

Ra1nstorm / RainUsb

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


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

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

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
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.

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

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.


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/" in order to begin ra1nstorm setup
Ubuntu and derivative distro users can just 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.


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

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

Ra1nUSB Compatible Devices

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

Checkra1n supported iOS Versions

Supported VersionsUnsupported Versions
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 12.3iOS 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, 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 13iOS 13.5.5 beta

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 Devices

Supported Devices for iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7

Supported DevicesUnsupported Devices
iPhone XiPhone 11 Pro , iPhone 11 , iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus iPhone XR
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 PlusiPhone XS Max , iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max
iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 5S

Supported Devices for iOS 14

Supported DevicesUnsupported Devices
iPhone 6siPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus
iPhone 6s PlusiPhone XS Max , iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR
iPhone SEiPhone 11 Pro , iPhone 11 , iPhone 11 Pro Max

Supported iPad Models (iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7)

iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad 9.7in (2018), iPad 10.2in (2019)
iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Air (2019)
iPad mini, iPad mini 2 with Retina display, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPad mini (2019)
iPad Pro 9.7in (2016), iPad Pro 10.5in (2017), iPad Pro 12.9in (2017), iPad 11in (2018), iPad 12.9in (2018)

Unspported iPad Models (iOS 12.3 - iOS 13.7)

iPad Air 2
iPad 5th Gen
iPad Pro 1st Gen

Supported iPad Models (iOS 14)

iPad 5th generation
iPad Air 2
iPad mini 4
iPad Pro 1st generation

Unspported iPad Models (iOS 14)

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