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iOS 12.3 up to 13.x.x. Jailbreak on Windows PC using Checkra1n Application

Checkra1n Dev Team keeps on working on the app update which will support Windows OS. Windows support will be added in a later release. As yet, official Checkra1n jailbreak tool is not available for Win PCs. Below, we’ve collected the most popular tools capable to perform Checkra1n jailbreak on Windows machines. You’ll be able to jailbreak iOS 12.3 up to 13.x.x. on Windows PC with Checkn1x, Ra1nUSB and Ra1nstorm.

iOS Jailbreak on Windows using Checkn1x tool

This guide will tell you how to use Checkn1x tool to run Checkra1n and jailbreak iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. on Windows PC.

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Checkn1x is the fastest and easiest way to jailbreak iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. on your iDevice using Windows PC. What is Checkn1x? Checkn1x is a ̴100MB Linux ISO distribution with preinstalled Checkra1n. We would also like to remind you that this approach does not involve your PC’s hard drive. To make the long story short, everything happens on a flash drive with Checkn1x installed on it. This tool excludes any file loss on your PC.


What we need:

  • Windows PC with 64-bit Intel or AMD processor;
  • USB flash drive with 256 MB, or more, capacity;
  • Donwload Checkn1x and BalenaEtcher (Flash OS images to USB drives software).

Step By Step Guide for iOS Jailbreak using Checkn1x tool

    • 1. Install BalenaEtcher Software & Open the program;
    • 2. Select "checkn1x.iso" file from the downloaded folder and insert USB flash drive you want to deploy the iso file on. Expand the ISO to the USB flash drive;
    • 3. Reboot your PC and enter the boot menu (usually called by pressing F12 key). If you don't know how to enter the boot menu on your PC or laptop, try to search in Google using your device’s brand and model;
    • 4. Select the boot from the flash drive, after the boot, you will be taken to Checkra1n's GUI.

Attention! Use USB-Lightning cable only! USB Type-C-Lightning won’t work!


    • 5. Connect your device to the PC, click [Start].

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    • 6. Checkra1n will notify you on the need to put your device into recovery mode, click [Next]. The program will do everything automatically.
    • 7. After the device was put into recovery mode, Checkra1n will ask you to put your device into DFU mode, do it by following the on-screen instructions, or use our how to set DFU mode instructions, then click [Start].

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  • 8. After the device was out into DFU mode, do not turn the device off and wait until the process is completed. If everything worked out, you’ll see All Done message.

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iOS Jailbreak on Windows using Ra1nUSB Jailbreak Tool


This guide will tell you how to use Ra1nUSB tool to run Checkra1n and jailbreak iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. on Windows PC.

Ra1nusb tool Jailbreak

Ra1nUSB is an unofficial solution for Checkra1n Jailbreak installation on Windows running on AMD or Intel Computer. This tool requires flash drive use on Windows PC.


What we need:


First, try to run Ra1nUSB without BIOS Settings changing. If Ra1nUSB will not work properly, try to make following changes to the BIOS Settings:

  • Virtualization: Enabled;
  • VT-D: disabled;
  • Handheld off: enabled;
  • Support USB Legacy: Auto / enabled;
  • EL SerialPort: disabled;
  • Stack network: disabled;
  • set Boating: Enabled and sets priority to the legacy;
  • Secure boot: disabled – Fast boot: disabled;
  • Wake up on LAN: disabled.

 

Step By Step Guide for iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. Jailbreak using Ra1nUSB tool

  • 1. Install BalenaEtcher Software & Open the program;
  • 2. Select "Ra1nUSB.dmg" file from the downloaded folder and insert USB flash drive you want to deploy the DMG file on. Expand the DMG file to the USB flash drive;
  • 3. Reboot the PC and enter the boot menu (usually called by pressing F12 key). If you don't know how to enter the boot menu on your PC or laptop, try to search in Google using your device’s brand and model;
  • 4. Select boot from the flash drive, after the boot, you will be taken to the menu with Apple logo. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to select the icon with the text Ra1nUSB and press Enter.
  • 5. The device will display Checkra1n icon. Click Continue, a wizard will appear.
  • 6. If you look up on the toolbar, there is a menu named Utility, drag the mouse to bring up the Terminal tool, click on it to make a command prompt. Click on the board and type "ra1nusb". After a little processing, Checkra1n jailbreak utility will pop up on your screen.
  • 7. Connect your device to the PC, click [Start].
  • 8. After that, follow the on-screen instructions and put your device into DFU mode, do not turn the device off and wait until the process is completed. If everything worked out, you’ll see All Done message.

iOS Jailbreak on Windows using Ra1nstorm Jailbreak Tool

This guide will tell you how to use Ra1nstorm tool to run Checkra1n and jailbreak iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. on Windows PC.

Ra1nstorm Jailbreak tool - guide

Ra1nstorm Helper is a utility pack creating a virtual environment to run Checkra1n Jailbreak on Windows and Linux. You can use Ra1nstorm Helper to easily create Mac environment and run Checkra1n Jailbreak on Windows/Linux PC. Ra1nstorm download contains freely available components like macOS installer from official Apple servers. Ra1nstorm is 100% legal and safe to use!


What we need:

  • Windows PC with 64-bit Intel or AMD processor;
  • Hard drive with 60 GB, or more, capacity;
  • Donwload Ra1nstorm Jailbreak Tool;
  • If you are AMD user, you need to enable AMD-V function in BIOS;
  • If you are INTEL user, you need to enable VT-d/SR-IOV (IOMMU) function in BIOS:
    • Enter the computer BIOS (probably F12 on boot);
    • Navigate to the "Advanced" tab or something similar;
    • Select the "VT-d", "SR-IOV", or a similar option;
    • Enable it;
    • Reboot;

Step By Step Guide for iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. Jailbreak using Ra1nstorm tool

    • 1. Download and run Ra1nstorm.exe. The software will download Xubuntu, wait and let it finish.

 Ra1nstorm Windows Jailbreak iOS
    • 2. Once finished, open Xubuntu installer. When Xubuntu installer is opened, choose 64GB option and then install.
    • 3. Restart your PC and enter the boot in Xubuntu (usually called by pressing F12 key). Check with your computer owner’s manual on how to boot into other OS.
    • 3. Restart the PC and enter to the boot in Xubuntu (usually called by pressing the F12 key). Look into your computer’s owners manual in how to boot into another OS.
    • 4. Set up Xubuntu, and now you have Xubuntu. (Linux running on Windows).
    • 5. Once you have booted in Xubuntu, or you already have Unbuntu, go into your Firefox.
    • 6. Go to https://github.com/ra1nstorm/ra1nstorm-helper and download ra1nstorm.run. Once it’s downloaded, place it on the desktop.
    • 7. Open Terminal. Enter these commands:

       
      
           cd Desktop  
           sudo bash ralnstorm.run 
                 
    • 8. A screen with instructions will pop up. Note: FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS on the screen. Some downloads make take some time depending on your internet connection. Be patient!
    • 9. Once your see KVM screen, you will note CLover Boot on the screen. Select macOS Installer using your keyboard. It will boot into installer. Once you’re in macOS installer, follow the on-screen instructions. (Note: The installation may take some time, be patient.)
    • 10. Once macOS installation is completed, plug in your iPhone and disconnect all other USBs, except the iPhone. Follow the last step of your on-screen instructions. (Note: This is very important, follow the instructions).
    • 11. Set up Mac. Once completed, finish the on-screen instructions and reboot your computer. Boot back into Xubuntu.
    • 12. Go into your terminal. Before the next step, plug in your iPhone and keep it plugged in. Enter these commands:


 

     sudo bash (and then drag a file on your desktop named " BootVM sh " in terminal)
           

  • 13. Log in as normal. Download Checkra1n and open it. Follow on-screen instructions.

iOS Jailbreak on Windows using bootable Linux Live USB on Ubuntu Example

This guide will tell you how to use Linux Ubuntu Live USB distributions to run Checkra1n and jailbreak iOS 12.3 up to 13.x.x on Windows PC

Linux Jailbreak iPhone & iPad - guide

Now, Checkra1n is also available on other Linux distributions. CLI builds are available for x86_64, arm, arm64, and i486 CPU types. In this guide, you will find out how to run Ubuntu from USB stick (without a need in full installation on your Linux OS hard drive). After that, all you need to do is download the latest Checkra1n binary for your CPU and run CLI. If you have sufficient knowledge, you can use any distribution base (Debian, Linux Mint, etc.). It this guide, we used Ubuntu distribution.


What we need:

  • Windows PC with 64-bit Intel or AMD processor;
  • USB flash drive with 8 GB, or more, capacity
  • Donwload ubuntu-19_10-desktop-amd64.iso
  • Donwload UNetbootin - Donwload UNetbootin - UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions without CD burning.

 

Step By Step Guide for iOS 12 up to 13.x.x. Jailbreak using Ubuntu Linux Live USB

    • 1. Download and install UNetbootin.
    • 2. Insert your USB flash drive.
    • 3. Run Unetbootin.

Unetbootin - create bootable Ubuntu Live USB
    • 4. Click "..." and find the image you’ve downloaded. To find downloads on your PC, select File Explorer from the taskbar, or press Windows logo key + E. Under Quick access, select Downloads. You can also find your Downloads folder under This PC.
    • 5. Click "Ok", and wait for three minutes. You're done!
    • 6. To run a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive, you need to configure your BIOS so that it primarily loads data from the Flash drive, not from the HDD. To do so, you need to go into BIOS control window of your computer. This can be done by pressing a shortcut key (Del, F2) at the moment when computer was turned on and before the operating system loading.

      Bios Settings - Ubuntu Live USB
      Set necessary boot queue so that the bootable Flash disk with Ubuntu boots first, then save settings and restart your computer with the assigned key, for example, it’s F10.
    • 7. Restart PC and Boot from USB.

Boot menu Bios - Ubuntu Live USB
    • 8. No need to install the system, just start Ubuntu from the flash drive, select -> Try Ubuntu.

Run Ubuntu Live USB
    • 9. After Ubuntu is loaded, you need to open terminal (you can copy-paste code from the example!)

      Ubuntu Live USB Terminal
      and enter commands into the terminal:

       
      
           echo "deb https://assets.checkra.in/debian /" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
      
                 

      1 step install Checkra1n ubuntu
       
      
           sudo apt-key adv --fetch-keys https://assets.checkra.in/debian/archive.key
      
      
                 

      2 step install Checkra1n ubuntu
       
      
          sudo apt update
      
      
                 

      3 step install Checkra1n ubuntu

      You can use the following command to install Checkra1n:


       
      
          sudo apt-get install checkra1n
      
      
                 

      4 step install Checkra1n ubuntu

      You can use the following command to run Checkra1n:


       
      
        sudo /usr/bin/checkra1n -g
      
      
      
                 

      5 step install Checkra1n ubuntu

      Or search Checkra1n in the programs and run it to implement jailbreak.


Rub Checkra1n on Ubuntu
    • 10. Connect your device to the computer, click "Start". Use a cable -> USB - Lightning, USB Type-C - Lightning will not work!

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Checkra1n Options

 


Allow untested iOS / iPadOS / tvOS version - should be used if the iOS version on your device is newer than the one that supports checkra1n.
Safe Mode - it is worth using if you experience problems with the device after installing a particular tweak, in this mode you can remove a conflict tweak and jailbreak it in normal mode.
Verbose Boot - this mode displays textual information about all ongoing processes on the device at startup.


    • 11. Checkra1n will tell you to put your device into recovery mode, click “Next”, the program will do everything automatically.

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    • 12. After your device is put into recovery mode, Checkra1n will offer you to put your device into DFU mode, do it by following the instructions below -> "Start".

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    • 13. After your device in DFU mode is detected, Checkra1n will automatically jailbreak and boot it.

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