iOS 14 Jailbreak

Now Apple has released its latest iOS version, iOS 14 with iPhone 12 series. Many new significant features and options along with bug fixes came with iOS 14.

So it's time to update your apple handset with the latest iOS 14. And same as iOS 13, iOS 14 is also supported from iPhone 6s to the latest version of Apple iPhone which is iPhone 12.

As mentioned above, iOS 14 is coming with many tweaks, tools, and settings. And also you can have a totally new user experience and user interfaces with this latest iOS 14 version.

With iOS 14 now you can customize your home screen according to your preferences. This is only one feature coming with iOS 14. You can have many more amazing features with iOS 14.



iOS 14 – iOS 14.2 Jailbreak

There are only two available jailbreak solutions for iOS 14 jailbreak right now. Those are Cydia Cloud and checkra1n jailbreak. These are two different methods that install Cydia on your iOS device.

Most users may come up with a question that what is the best method to jailbreak iOS 14? No worries, we got you covered. Let's compare these two jailbreak methods then you will clearly understand what is the best solution to jailbreak your iDevice.

Cydia Cloud

Cydia Cloud is one of the best jailbreak alternatives on the internet. You can easily install Cydia on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device running any iOS version even for iOS Beta updates.

Cydia Cloud allows users to install their favorite third-party apps, themes, tweaks on iOS devices. Cydia Cloud is the only way to get Cydia on iOS 14, 14.1 & iOS 14.2 at the moment.

This is because even checkra1n jailbreak has some issues with the iPhones after iPhone X which means you are not allowed to jailbreak iOS 14 using checkra1n.

Cydia Cloud Features

Support any iOS version: Cydia Cloud support almost any iOS version after iOS 6. The latest release of Cydia Cloud supports iOS 14.2.

Compatible with any iOS Device: Cydia Cloud supports any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device model from iPhone 4 to Apple's latest release iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro & iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Cydia Installation: You can install Cydia on any iOS version within a few seconds with the help of Cydia Cloud. Just follow the instruction carefully then Cydia will be yours.

Ability to Install Jailbreak Apps: You can install your favorite jailbreak apps, games, tweaks, themes without spending more time on it. Just install the Cydia app then click to install.

Cydia Cloud Installation Guide

Step 01: Go to www.cydiacloud.com on the Safari browser on your iDevice. Then tap on the "Cydia Download" button

Step 02: Cydia Cloud will take a few seconds to analyze the compatibility of your iOS version to jailbreak. If the version is compatible, simply tap on the "Install Cydia" button.

Step 03: Now you can see the “Add to Home Screen” button and tap on it to add Cydia to your device's Home Screen. And Click “Allow” Button to allow Add to Cydia App to Home Screen on your device.

Step 04: Now you can see the “Profile Downloaded” Message. Please go to your device settings app. Then Go to General > Profile Management. You can Cydia app in the Downloaded Profile Section.

Step 05: Tap on the “Cydia” App and click on the Install button on the right side of the screen.

Step 06: If the Cydia Cloud asks for the passcode, enter the passcode.

Step 07: Now, Tap "Install" again and then "Done"

Step 08: Congratulations! you have successfully installed Cydia

Checkra1n Jailbreak

It is announced by the Checkra1n team that the latest update of the Checkra1n jailbreak tool supports iOS 14. Finally, it could be among the topmost jailbreaking tools to be upgraded to support iOS 14. Anyhow, Checkra1n could manage to release an iOS 14 jailbreak to the public as soon as iOS 14 is being released. Follow the below instructions to jailbreak your iOS devices running on iOS 14.

Currently, Initial support for jailbreaking iOS 14 has been only included by Checkra1n. Checkra1n does not support all the iPhones and iPads which is only restricted to a few older devices.

Checkra1n Supporting Devices

Following iPhones and iPads which run on iOS 14 is able to jailbreak using Checkra1n.

  • iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and SE
  • iPad 5th generation
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Pro 1st generation
  • Apple TV 4 and 4K
  • iBridge T2

Devices that we hope will be supported in the coming weeks:

  • iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad 6th and 7th generation
  • iPod touch 7
  • iPad Pro 2nd generation

Checkra1n Jailbreak Compatible iOS Versions

The Checkra1n team is currently looking into adding more devices to the list and they will introduce the following devices into the list sooner.

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPad Pro 2nd gen.
  • iPod Touch 7

Notice: Due to the latest security updates of iOS 14, still it is not confirmed to introduce support for other devices which are based on A11 like iPhone X and iPhone 8 series.

Apple has introduced the latest mitigation to SEPOX on A10 and upper(excluding on iBridge and Apple TVs). The device will be panicked if it was booted from DFU mode and the secure enclave gets a message to decrypt the user data.

Facts to know: Checkra1n Jailbreak for iOS 14


You will be required to access a Mac or Linux-based computer in order to use the checkra1n jailbreak tool. Since this is a semi-tethered jailbreak, you will need to use a Mac in order to begin the jailbreaking process. Keep a backup of your important data.

How to Jailbreak iOS 14 on iPhone and iPad Using Checkra1n Jailbreak

Step 1: Download the checkra1n application for your macOS from here. Next, install the application by opening the DMG and then drag the application to the Applications folder.

Step 2: Click on “Open” by right-clicking the checkra1n application in your application folder. Remember, Do not launch the application directly by double-clicking on the app. Afterward, tap on “Open” again from the security message which appears on the screen.

Step 3: Next, Connect your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) to your Mac using a USB cable. Then you will see a prompt on your screen to trust the device. Click on the “Trust” button and insert the passcode of your device.

Step 4: You can find the connected devices in the checkra1n application. If it does not show, then you can see a sorry message and the start button will be faded out. Begin the jailbreaking process after tapping on the Start button if everything is set properly.

Step 5: In order to continue the process, you will have to switch your iPhone or iPad into DFU mode. Follow the below instructions to do so.

  • Switch off your iPhone or iPad while keeping it connected to Mac.
  • Press and hold the side volume down buttons at once for 10 sec. If the apple logo appears then you have to restart the whole process from the beginning.
  • Next, release the side buttons and press the volume down button for 5 sec. If the “Connect to iTunes” logo pops up on the screen then you have held the buttons for a long time.
  • If your iPhone or iPad shows a black screen while it is in DFU mode then you are successfully completed. The checkra1n application will automatically recognize your device.

Step 6: Your device will be automatically started jailbreaking after your iPhone or iPad is recognized in DFU mode by the Checkra1n Application. Eventually, you will be able to find the checkra1n loader application on the home screen of your iPhone or iPad.

Step 7: Launch the application and click on Cydia to install the package manager. The Jailbreaking process will be completed once the installation is done.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the devices compatible with Checkra1n on iOS 14?

A: Currently, Checkra1n v0.11.0 is compatible with A8, A8X, A9, and A9X devices running on Apple’s iOS and iPad OS 14.

Q: What are the devices which Checkra1n does not support on iOS 14?

A: It does not support A10-A11 devices running on iOS and iPad OS 14.

Q: When will the team checkra1n introduce their support for the above devices?

A: The Checkra1n team announced that they will add support for A10 and A10X devices within the upcoming weeks. Yet there is no concrete ETA for support.

Q: How can I jailbreak with Checkra1n?

A: You can follow the above tutorial in order to jailbreak.

Q: I have accidentally updated my device to iOS 14, what should I do now?

A: If you are using an A8-A9X device, then you can jailbreak it with checkra1n right now.

Q: Does it take longer before the iPhone 8, 8 plus, and X can be jailbroken on iOS 14 with checkra1n?

A: Unluckily no one has any idea about this. Maybe it takes some time to build a workaround for the latest security mitigation of Apple.

Q: Any news of checkra1n on future updates?

A: Even Though Apple made stuff a bit complex with iOS 14. The Checkra1n team has been putting tremendous effort to undergo research and create new solutions.

Conclusion

Apple has made it a bit more complex to bust on certain iOS devices. But the Checkra1n team is ready to develop solutions for this as well. With talented hackers that develop jailbreaks daily, this will may solve in near future.