The notorious Checkm8 bootrom exploit, first introduced by axi0mX has finally given way to the Checkra1n tool, which aims to provide a permanent jailbreak solution for modders running iOS 13 and above. The latest jailbreaking method covers devices ranging from the iPhone 5 s to the iPhone X.
The process is fairly straightforward, although you need a MacOS computer. Windows and Linux support should be available soon. You should also know that Checkra1n is semi-untethered which means you need to re-enable jailbreak every time you shut down or restart your device using the same steps below. After all, the tool only provides support for Cydia, which is not fortunate for the Sileo fans.
- Lightning Cable
- iPhone with A7, A8, A9 or A1
- iPhone X (iOS 12.3 -13.2.2 full)
- iPhone 8 / Plus (iOS 12.3-13.2.2 full)
- ] iPhone 7 / Plus (iOS 12.3-13.2.2 full )
- iPhone 6 S / Plus (iOS 12.3-13.2.2 Full)  iPhone SE (iOS 12.3-13.2.2 Full)
- iPhone 5 S (not yet supported)
First, you need to install the Checkra1n jailbreak tool on your Mac , Disable FileVault under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy to make sure the app is running properly. Click the FileVault tab. If the feature is enabled, click the lock icon in the bottom left corner and enter your password. Then click on "Disable FileVault".
Now go to . checkra.in and click on "Download the beta now" and then on "Download for macOS". When prompted, click "Keep" in the download bar of your browser. After the file has been downloaded, double-click it to launch it and drag the checkra1n icon to the Applications folder to install the app.
Open the Finder and navigate to your application folder. Look for checkra1n in the list. Since the app comes from an "unknown developer", it will not run until after you've done a little trick.
Hold down the (^) key on your keyboard, and then left-click the checkra1n app. In the shortcut menu that appears, choose Open, and then click Prompt for "Open". Now you can open the app as normal.
Step 2: Delete the iOS update from memory (if necessary)  If you have Checkra1n set up on your computer, go to Your iPhone and delete any iOS software updates that you may have saved as they interfere with jailbreaking and prevent it from completing successfully. Go to the following menu:
Settings -> General -> iPhone Memory
Settings -> General -> iPhone Memory
On the iPhone Store page, locate a file named iOS 13.x.x. If you find one, tap it, then tap "Delete Update" and follow the instructions to confirm the deletion.
Step 3: Plug in your iPhone and run Checkra1n from either a USB to Lightning cable or a USB C to Lightning cable and wait for the tool to detect your device. Once this is the case, your iPhone model will be displayed along with the current iOS version and ECID. Click "Start" if you want to start jailbreaking.
If you click on "Start", you will be promptly prompted. Boot your iPhone into DFU mode. Do not touch your phone yet – Wait for Checkra1n to reboot your device in recovery mode before proceeding.
Step 4: Run DFU Mode and Run Jailbreak
Once your iPhone has booted into recovery mode, you can now follow the steps to run to switch to DFU mode. Checkra1n will guide you through on-screen instructions through the steps. However, you can also call DFU yourself if you are familiar with the steps. To learn more about DFU mode on the iPhone X and iPhone 8, read the link below.
In addition, following these brief instructions that are appropriate for your device may help you follow the steps to enter DFU mode want to do. As mentioned above, you do not have to follow Checkra1in's onscreen instructions – the app automatically detects when your device enters the DFU and continues.
- Press and hold both the Volume Down and Sleep / Wake buttons until the screen turns black.
- Press and hold the standby button for three seconds.
- Press and hold the volume key without releasing the standby key.
- Hold down both buttons for 10 seconds, then release only the standby button.
- Press and hold the volume button for at least 5 seconds.
- Press and hold the two Sleep / Wake and Home buttons until the screen turns black.
- Press and hold the Sleep / Wake button for three seconds.
- Hold down the Home button without releasing the Sleep / Wake button.
- Hold down both buttons for 10 seconds, then release only the Sleep / Wake button.
- Keep the Home button pressed for at least 5 seconds.
When entering the DFU mode, Checkra1n will automatically jailbreak your device. Meanwhile flashes on your iPhone briefly a Checkra1n logo and then starts normally. Sit back and wait for the process to complete.
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