How to Jailbreak iPhone on Windows and Mac Quickly and Effectively

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / April 22, 2022 16:30

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Limited applications provided by Apple are not enough for some iPhone users, so they would like to figure out how to access unauthorized apps from other markets except Apple App Store.

One of the proven methods to do that is to jailbreak iPhone. Here comes the question, how to jailbreak an iPhone?

In this post, we will show you the answers to what is jailbreaking an iPhone and how to jailbreak iPhone 6 and any other model with effective methods.

How to Jailbreak iPhone on Windows and Mac Quickly and Effectively
Guide

Guide List

Part 1. What is Jailbreaking iPhone

What does jailbreaking an iPhone do? You might have the same doubt about this. Well, Jailbreaking iPhone is the process of exploiting the iPhone flaws to install software other than what Apple has made available for it. After that, you can access the root of iOS and gain all its features.

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Part 2. How to Jailbreak an iPhone

There are different ways to jailbreak iPhone with or without a computer. In this part, we will introduce 3 options to jailbreak an iPhone. Before diving into the detailed steps, you should backup iPhone first to prevent data loss. Then move on.

Option 1. How Do You Jailbreak an iPhone on Windows

You have to update Windows operating system to Windows 7 and later versions. Then try Checkn1x to jailbreak your iPhone on a computer.

Step 1Download BalenaEtcher and Checkn1x ISO file and install them after that. Plug iPhone to computer via USB.

Step 2Run BalenaEtcher and click Flash from file, and locate your downloaded image.

click Flash from file

Step 3Click Flash and wait. After the process, close the app and reboot your computer.

Step 4Press Alt + F2 to launch Checkra1n Then click Options.

launch Checkra1n

Step 5Click Allow untested iOS/iPadOS/tvOS versions from the options, and you also need to tap Skip All BPR check if you are using iPhone 8 and later. Click Back button.

Click Allow untested iOS/iPadOS/tvOS

Step 6Check your iPhone, it will enter recovery mode. After a while, a message of All Done pops up. Now, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to restart your computer.

The method mentioned above is available for computer that is running Linux, too.

What if you are using Mac?

Option 2. How to Jailbreak iPhone via Checkra1n on Mac

This time, you should use Checkra1n. Below are the detailed steps.

Step 1Download and install Checkra1n on Mac, then launch it on computer.

Step 2Click Start button.

Click Start button

Step 3Then choose OK from the pop-up window.

choose OK

Step 4Click Next and follow the instructions to enter iPhone DFU mode.

enter iPhone DFU mode

Step 5Select the Done button. Then your iPhone is jailbroken now.

Select the Done button

You can try some online tools on the iPhone browser for people who want to know how to jailbreak iPhone without a computer. Of course, you should realize that online tools have their limitations, it is recommended to choose the methods mentioned above accordingly.

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Part 3. FAQs about Jailbreak iPhone

What if your iPhone gets stuck in recovery mode while jailbreaking?

You can try iOS System Recovery to fix abnormal issues on iPhone with simple clicks.

Is jailbreaking an iPhone illegal?

Yes, you can always deal with your iPhone and access what you want through it.

Is it worth jailbreaking iPhone?

It depends on what you want from iPhone. If you think that what Apple provided is pretty enough for you, you don’t need to jailbreak it. However, if you want to break the limitations, you can choose it.

How to jailbreak iPhone 7, 12, 13 and other models is as easy as mentioned above. You can follow the methods to do that. If you have more questions, please leave comments below.

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