How to Jailbreak iPhone & iPad? (3 Methods)


Jailbreak: if we want to define it very easily and simple, Apple iPhone use the iOS operating system, and you can use jailbreak to bypass its rules and restrictions. For the security of its smart devices, Apple restricts some possible access to the operating system, such as access to system files or execution of unofficial code and software.

Jailbreaking removes the company’s predefined software limitations. With Jailbreak, you can install and customize games, unofficial (3 rd-party) software that are not available through the Apple Store for iPhone or iPad, and are commonly used on iPhones and iPads, including TVs, And Apple smartwatches can be jailbroken.

If you want to know more about jailbreak, we provided detailed information about jailbreak in pervious article.


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The Best Tools to jailbreak iPhone (iOS)

No tools or programs to Jailbreak iPhone can be called as best. Each version of iOS has its own jailbreak, for example iOS 12.4 is different from iOS 12.3 and it is not possible to use one version of jailbreak for both. In a single version, one tool may be more effective than another, but in the end do not worry too much about it and do not be too obsessed with choosing the program with which you Jailbreak.

Important Note: Before you Jailbreak your iPhone, be sure to back up all your data so that all your information on your iPhone or iPad is save.

How to Jailbreak your iPhone & iPad?

We mentioned earlier that there are many apps and methods to jailbreak iPhone & iPad, one of which is called Hexxa Plus, which was the first company to jailbreak iOS 13. Here in this article we will show you many methods to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad.

Method 1: Jailbreak iPhone with Cydia Impactor

In the first method we use the Cydia tool itself.

  • Depending on the iOS version of your iPhone, download the appropriate Jailbreak for Mac or Windows.
  • Connect the device to the computer via cable and run the Cydia impactor program
  • Drag and drop the jailbreak version you downloaded into the Cydia impactor program.
  • At this stage the program will ask you for ID and password.
  • Wait for the initial steps to be completed
  • When the process is complete, go to the section and click Trust:

Settings –> General –> Device Management–> trust

Now run the FilzaEscaped app on your iPhone or iPad to complete the installation.

Method 2: Jailbreak with Checkra1n software

In this method, you can jailbreak iPhone iOS 12.3 to iOS 14.2 with the help of Checkra1n tool.

More precisely, the checkra1n tool is compatible with the following versions: iOS 14.2, 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 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

It should be noted that this method is compatible on all iPhones up to iPhone X, iPhone XS-XR onwards is not supported. It also supports A5 chips to A11 chips, but does not support iPad Air 2, 5th generation iPad and first generation iPad Pro. Checkra1n tool is compatible with iPhone 5S, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air is also in the testing phase and jailbreaking of these devices is not recommended.

Moreover, the checkra1n jailbreak tool currently has only the Mac version and the Windows version is under development. If you are not a Mac user, you can install VMware or VirtualBox on your Windows to launch a virtual Mac operating system and go through the jailbreak steps.

Step 0: Make a backup of the device

  • It is highly recommended for you to back up your files on your iPhone with iTunes before starting the jailbreak process.

Step 1: Download and install the Checkra1n jailbreak tool

  • In this section, you must drag and Drop the checkra1n icon to the folder of Mac applications:

Step 2: Launch the checkra1n jailbreak tool

  • From the Finder, go to the Mac Applications folder, find checkra1n, right-click on it, and click Open (or double-click its icon).
  • Then confirm the message about running the checkra1n app by hitting the Open button:

Step 3: Start the jailbreak process

  • After running the checkra1n jailbreak tool, connect your iPhone or iPad to the device and hit Start.

Please note the list of devices that can be jailbroken by the checkra1n tool at the beginning of the text.

  • Then click Next to go to Recovery mode.

At this point, according to the checkra1n jailbreak tool and the following steps, you should switch your device to DFU mode:

  • First click the Start button, then hold down the power button (on / off) of the device to turn off the screen.
  • Then hold down the power and volume down buttons at the same time for 5 seconds.
  • Finally, release the power button, but hold down the volume down button until a message identifying a device is displayed in Recovery Mode on the Mac.
  • Now the checkra1n program starts jailbreaking the device and all you have to do at this point is wait!

Step 4: Complete the checkra1n jailbreak process and install Cydia

After turning on the iPhone through the checkra1n tool added on the Home Screen of the device, install the Cydia Manager package on your device and that’s it!

Method 3: Jailbreak with UncOver Tool

IOS 13.5 jailbreak has finally been released after months of waiting, and now the unc0ver group has updated their tool. Continue reading this article to learn how to jailbreak iPhone iOS 11.0 to iOS 13.5 on Windows and Mac using the unc0ver tool.

The unc0ver team has just released a new update for their iPhone iOS Jailbreak tool. Now all iPhone & iPad users can completely jailbreak their devices running iOS 11 to iOS 13.5 (including versions 12.3-12.3.3 .2 and 12.4.2-12.4.5) using unc0ver tool.

We recommend that you completely back up your iPhone or iPad before jailbreaking and store any personal information that is of great importance to you on another computer so that your data will not be lost if the jailbreak process is not successful. .

Jailbreak your iPhone on Windows using the AltStore tool

In the first step, you need to download and install iTunes software for your operating system through the following links.

  1. At first you need to download the special version of AltStore software for your operating system from this link:
  2. Right-click on the downloaded zip file and select “Extract All” to complete the zip file opening process.
  3. Now double click on the “Setup.exe” file and follow the steps to install the AltStore software.
  4. Then press the Windows key on the keyboard and type “AltServer” in the search box and open the software.
  5. Open the shortcuts at the bottom right of the taskbar at the bottom of Windows and move the mouse over the icon that shows the AltServer title and click on it.
  6. Now select AltStore from the menu that opens and select your iOS device.
  7. In this step, enter your Apple ID and password in the opened box.
  8. In your iOS device, enter the settings and go to GeneralDevice Management and then tap on your Apple ID.
  9. Select the Trust option to turn AltStore software into a list of trusted options for your device.
  10. Then tap the “Open in AltStore” button at the top of the page, and if you are prompted for an Apple ID, enter your Apple ID information to log in to your account.
  11. At this stage, the installation of AltStore software will begin and you will have to wait a while for this step to complete. Then all you have to do is to open the unc0ver software and easily jailbreak iOS 13.5.

Jailbreak your iPhone on Mac using AltStore tool

  1. You need to download the special version of AltStore software for your operating system from this link:
  2. Now open the zip file and move the AltStore app to your Mac Applications folder.
  3. Then run the AltStore app and click on the AltStore icon in the menu bar at the top of the operating system, then select “Install Mail Plug-in” from the menu that opens.
  4. In this step, in the email software, enter the Preferences section and then enter the General tab. Here click on Manage Plug-ins and then check the AltPlugin option. Now press the apply button to restart the email software.
  5. Now connect your iOS device to your PC using the USB cable.
  6. In the menu bar at the top of the screen, click on the AltStore icon and enter (your device name) → Install AltStore.
  7. Then you need to log in to your Apple ID account and then click install.
  8. In your iOS device, enter the settings and go to GeneralDevice Management and then tap on your Apple ID.
  9. Select the Trust option to turn AltStore software into a list of trusted options for your device.
  10. Then tap the “Open in AltStore” button at the top of the screen.
  11. At this point, AltStore will install the jailbreak application on your device and you will need to wait for a while.
  12. Now open unc0ver and complete your iPhone or iPad jailbreak successfully.

Jailbreak on Mac via Xcode and iOS App Signer

  1. In this method, you first need to download the X-code software and then open it and accept the terms of the license agreement.
  2. Now connect your iPhone or iPad to your PC and select it as build target.
  3. Now open the Xcode software and create a new iOS application and fill the name and identifier fields.
  4. The X-code then shows you an error related to the developer account, and in this step, click the fix issue option.
  5. In the window that opens, log in to your Apple ID account.
  6. Now download the iOS App Signer software.
  7. Then you need to download the latest version of unc0ver.
  8. Open the iOS App Signer app and select the ipa format file that you downloaded as the input file.
  9. Click the Start option, then return to the X-Code and select the Devices option in the Window section from the menu at the top of the page.
  10. Now find your device in the list and press the plus sign. Then select the file created using iOS App Signer.
  11. Finally, open the unc0ver software on your iPhone and finish the iOS jailbreak on your Mac.

If you want to know what is jailbreak, why jailbreak iPhone, is it legal or things like this then read our pervious article. And if you have any question on how to jailbreak iOS iPhone or iPad then all you have to do is to just leave a comment down below.


Adib Zahedi is the CEO and Founder of He has nearly a decade of experience in IT, including two years spent working on a Youtube Chennal. He is also an author and writes articles for Has articles include tutorials and covers everything from Windows PCs to smartphone's software.

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