The newly Bootrom checkmate based jailbreak

Hi all,

Finally, the wait is over patience has paid off,

Finally checkmate based jailbreak has been released,
Good old days are finally back, the support of devices is phenomenal,
iPhone 4s all the way up to iPhone X,
These devices are jailbroken for life,

whatever firmware is supported on these devices, it works,
Even the latest iOS version, 13.2.2,
So we do not have any restrictions of sticking to one iOS version, as long as your device is supported,

Golden opportunities for jailbreakers.

phenomenal jailbreaks after decades,

Right now you only need a Mac, this is a mandatory requirementThank You So Much Checkra1n Team. Thank you so much Jailbreak Community. It is hard to imagine the hard work team Checkra1n Team has put into making this possible. I have no words to express the joy I am feeling right now. love you all ❤️❤️❤️


Freedom all the way currently jailbroken

I love the ability to customise my iOS devices, I can never, ever use stock iOS, I have been jailbreaking since the iPhone 4s days, glad to see the exploit finally I am jailbroken on my iPhone X 13.2.3
The community I know it is not active as before, specially in the blind community, therefore I have created a group on WhatsApp, for jailbreakers if someone wants to join, feel free to shoot a message.

If you fall within the compatibility device criteria
iPhone 4s all the way up to the iPhone X.

Will this thign support the

Will this thign support the iPhone 11? If so I would update your requirements in yoru group. I'm not looking to join, as I don't want to ever jb again. I hated it and it was boaring, but just letting you know or asking, or something.



It doesn’t and won’t include

Club AppleVis Member

It doesn’t and won’t include iPhone 11. A recent vulnerability on iPhone 10 and older was found. Something I understand can’t be patched.

Would like to joine

Hi I would also like to join I have an iphone 8+ and an iphone 6.

Some info on checkra1n

Support for the following devices is experimental, and may require more attempts than usual:

iPhone 5s
iPad Mini 2
iPad Mini 3
iPad Air
Reliability on these devices will be improved in future releases.

Unsupported platforms

This beta is only available for macOS. Work is ongoing to support Windows and Linux, which will be added in a later release.

Package managers

At the moment, checkra1n only supports installing Cydia. Support for other package managers is coming soon, and will not require a checkra1n update.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is checkra1n?
A: checkra1n is a community project to provide a high-quality semi-tethered jailbreak to all, based on the ‘checkm8’ bootrom exploit.

Q: How does it work?
A: Magic hax.

Q: Why was the beta release delayed?
A: We didn't want the release quality to end up like iOS 13.2, you deserve better.

Q: wen eta?
A: bruh we're past that.

Q: How do I use it?
A: Open the checkra1n app, and follow the instructions to put your device into DFU mode. Hax happens auto-magically from that point and the device will boot into jailbroken mode. If you reboot the device without checkra1n, it will revert to stock iOS, and you will not be able to use any 3rd party software installed until you enter DFU and checkra1n the device again.

Q: ugh, I don't like GUI?
A: ok, you can use "./ -" from the console.

Q: Is it safe to jailbreak? Can it harm my device / wipe my data?
A: We believe jailbreaking is safe and take precautions to avoid data loss. However, as with any software, bugs can happen and *no warranty is provided*. We do recommend you backup your device before running checkra1n.

Q: I have a problem or issue to report after jailbreaking.
A: Many problems and bootloops can be caused by buggy or incompatible tweaks. Remember many tweaks never saw iOS 13 in the pre-checkra1n era. If you suspect a recently installed tweak, you may attempt to enter no-substrate mode by holding vol-up during boot (starting with Apple logo until boot completes). If the issue goes away, a bad tweak is very likely the culprit, and you should contact the tweak developers.

Q: I have a problem or issue to report and I don't think it's related to a bad tweak.
A: Please check here and follow the bug report template.

Q: I lost my passcode. Can checkra1n decrypt my data or get access to a locked device?
A: No.

Q: Can I ssh into my device?
A: Yes! An SSH server is deployed on port 44 on localhost only. You can expose it on your local machine using iproxy via USB.

Q: I love the project! Can I donate?
A: Thanks, we love it too! The project does not currently take any donations. If anyone asks for donations, it's a scam.

Q: Where are the sources? I want to write a dark-mode theme and publish the jailbreak as my own.
A: checkra1n is released in binary form only at this stage. We plan to open-source later in 2020.

Q: Why do I still have jailbreak apps present after I used the 'Restore System' option in the checkra1n app and rebooted?
A: This is a known issue with how this functionality works. The apps are not installed anymore, but their icons may stay on the homescreen until iOS rebuilds its icon cache (which we have no control over in non-jailbroken mode).

Q: When is Windows support coming?
A: We need to write a kernel driver to support Windows (which is a very complex piece of code!) which will take time. Rest assured however, we are working hard on it.

Q: The checkra1n app doesn't open inside the DMG!
A: Follow the instructions in the DMG file and drag the app to the Applications folder.


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WhatsApp group for jailbreakers

Hi everyone, as the subject mentions, I have a WhatsApp group for the jailbreak community, for those who are interested to join feel free to let me know, here we assist regarding Jailbreaks.

Welcome to the jailbreak community, jailbreak’s allows the users to have the freedom to do whatever you would like to do to your iOS device. Allowing you to change what you want and operate within your purview, jailbreaking unlocks the true power of your iDevice.

My Whatsapp

+61 415 104029, send me a personal chat, with your details

What can I do with a jail

What can I do with a jail broken iPhone these days? I did play around with it back in the day but didn't really find any killer app that seemed to make it worth while. There are a few settings I'd like to change, have a shortcut for certain apps with a double press of the volume control and possibly keeping low power mode on constantly, but I'm not sure if these are even possible.


Club AppleVis Member

My understanding is Cidia installer still works, but Cidia store was shuttered.

That’s why there is something called package managers

Hi there I should mention Cydia is still maintained by third party developers, he only revoked the users to purchase using Cydia repository eg bigboss,
third-party repositories are still compatible.
Saurik never enabled Cydia Store purchases on iOS 11 from the start. That said, you won’t notice a difference using Cydia from one day to the next unless you’re using an older jailbreak that pre-dates iOS 11,
With that being said, there is a choice of installing other package managers plus The official Checkra1n Team has mentioned if you read above they will be adding more package managers,
in the meanwhile the popular one I can suggest which I’m using Zebra

Which is open source also compatible with iOS 13.2.2

So, are iPhone 11s going to

So, are iPhone 11s going to be added one day? And the 12s and 13 etc etc etc? If this works on 10 and older, and those devices get old and one day brake, I can imagine the future for this won't be too bright.

is it worth it though?

I'm just curious, is jailbreaking worth it? If someone has done it before, is it worth jailbreaking, why or why not? I have never had any jailbroken device before and don't know if trying it out, i've always been happy with the standard ios. Aso, I read this is a jailbreak for life, given it exploits a hardware thing or hardware itself. How exactly does this work? What hardware issue does it exploit that cannot be exploited on iphone 11? Just asking this out of curiosity.

Yes, as I said too, is it

Yes, as I said too, is it worth it? Just because something can be done does it mean it should be?

Also, for those asking about more recent devices, there is a vulnerability in the chipset from iPhone X and below. This particular hardware jailbreak will never work on recent phones because they do not have that vulnerability which isn't to say that a jailbreak won't ever occur using a different hardware vulnerability (though that is unlikely) or the more likely event of a software one.

When I say vulrnability, you don't have to worry, it can't be accessed remotely and this is why you have to plug it into your computer to do the jailbreak. Also, once you power off the handset and turn it back on, the jailbreak turns off, you have to do it again using your computer so, as far as these things go, it is pretty safe and you don't need to worry about your older phone a security risk.

Jail breaking

Club AppleVis Member

There was a time that jail breaking was a good option. IMO iOS has improved leaps and bounds when it comes to customization. Of course it will always have limits. Due to Apple and it’s closed ecosystem.
I haven’t found the need to jailbreak in quite some time. Warranty is something to consider as well. It can void your warranty and device prices have risen dramatically.

From what I can glean, there

From what I can glean, there's not a great deal of point. IOS has evolved based on use case scenarios and I can't imagine anything else that I'd really want apart from possibly some quick hardware button combos to turn on voice recorder which was a thing back in the IOS past. Widgets on the home screen would also be cool... Also the ability to amalgamate whatsapp messages with iMessages and... You know what, there are a few things I'd like...

this jailbrakingtool

Club AppleVis Member

this jailbraking tool does not work with macOS Catalina. just letting everybody know.

It is working with Catalina without any issues

Hi there, it is working I don’t have any issues here, I’m running Catalina on my MacBook air, iPhone X 13.2.2, do you have the phone in the proper dfu? Otherwise it will not run the exploit
Please make sure you put your device in DFU mode in order for it to work.

To do or not to do?

So I've been looking the apps list for a jailbroken device and I just don't see why would I do it. LIke all stuff is already included o ios 14.4. The only thing I'd like to do is to create voiceover gestures, like the ones from android talkback but it might ot even be possible.