Download Checkra1n 0.12.0 beta

November 9, 2020 | iOS Tools Tools | Lex

The checkra1n jailbreak has been updated with support for iOS 14.2. The release includes official support for A10/A10X devices and limited support for A11 devices (iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X).

This release is a beta preview and as such should not be installed on a primary devices

What’s new

  • Highlighted changes
  • Official support for iOS 14.1 and 14.2
  • Official support for A10/A10X devices on iOS 14.x
  • Limited support for A11 devices on iOS 14.x (Options > Skip A11 BPR check)
  • A “Quick Mode” option that makes the GUI/TUI run on a timer and require no button clicks

Bug fixes

  • Fixes a widespread issue that could cause crashes or hangs at various stages of booting across all devices and iOS versions
  • Fixes a kernel patch that made many kexts think the device was in restore mode
  • Fixes an issue where the tvOS loader would crash on tvOS 13.x
  • Fixes a GUI/TUI issue that would cause failure with A7 devices
  • Fixes a GUI/TUI issue where failure to jailbreak could cause memory corruption
  • Fixes an issue where the T2 overlay was not being sent in the Linux version

Ships a vastly updated PongoOS, including:

  • Working USB on all SoCs
  • A hardware AES driver for all SoCs, providing access to GID keys and more
  • Booting with -p works once again

Other changes

  • Users who used a modified checkra1n build will get a warning popup

Known issues

  • On Apple A10 devices running iOS 14, boot may sometimes hang in pongoOS. In that case, reboot the device and retry.
  • Jailbreaking tvOS using the GUI might not work in some cases. As a workaround, you can use the CLI.
  • NVRAM is not unlocked on iOS 14.2
  • A7 devices are currently known to not work with the Linux version
  • The exploit may not work as reliably on some devices, such as the Raspberry Pi Zero and Raspberry Pi 3
  • Linux GUI build when using CLI mode doesn’t support auto assertion of DFU mode on advanced Apple TV 4k breakout boards


  • As soon as macOS boots it’ll take over the USB connection and disallow communication
    Unsupported platforms
  • This beta is only available for macOS and Linux. Work is ongoing to support Windows, which will be added in a later release.

Package managers

At the moment, checkra1n only supports installing Cydia. Support for other package managers, including Zebra and Installer is coming soon and is expected within the coming weeks.

Download Checkra1n 0.12.0 beta

SHA256 13229300c912c2280862ceff3bfceb08d497d86033654f834ce5bb025740e162

SHA256 5323e3cf5a2c2d12d39b4e8489bab0250c0c002e9d1c21213987f77936b3de6c

SHA256 f2ae569ff84a0a95697bbf849490b139ecb1aa8133abb29d33e616ac63ae8489

SHA256 81047292f1f35e595f2a6bb67f9226a6772ffbc51944aa4c7a7c806fa4698093

SHA256 a0d4a5e2046582188d8e1ccfa91579947ebe5ce4e3c27ea718a14ce69a780b88

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