Jailbreak iOS 14.8 Using Checkra1n, Here’s How-To [Guide]

Here’s how to jailbreak iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 using the extremely popular checkra1n jailbreak utility. This is the quickest and easiest way to get your jailbreak on right here and right now!

This guide will show you how to go through with the jailbreak the correct way and will give you everything that you need to know.

For this to work you’re going to need to have a device that is supported by the checkra1n utility.  At the time of writing the list of compatible devices includes:

  • 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

That also means that the following devices are no good, so if you have one of these devices we wouldn’t even bother reading on. You’re out of luck, unfortunately.

  • iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad 6th and 7th generation
  • iPod touch 7
  • iPad Pro 2nd generation
  • iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X

With that said, let’s get onto the important part — showing you how to jailbreak your iPhone and iPad!

Step 1: Open a web browser and head over to checkra.in and download the latest version of the checkra1n app for your Mac.

Step 2: Open the downloaded DMG file and install the checka1n app to your /Applications folder.

Step 3: If the built-in macOS security settings won’t allow your Mac to open the app you will need to follow the steps below. If everything opens without any issues you can then skip and move on to step 4:

  1. Head into the System Preferences app and select the Security & Privacy option.
  2. Select “Open Anyway” followed by “Open” and enter your administrator password when prompted.
  3. Try to run the checkra1n app again and you shouldn’t have any issues.

Step 4: Launch the checkra1n app from your /Applications folder. Head into the checkra1n Options and check the Allow untested iOS/iPadOS/tvOS versions option. Now, select Back. Ticking this feature will allow you to jailbreak iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 if the version of checkra1n you are still using currently available does not officially support it yet.

Step 5: Connect your device to the Mac using the necessary cable and click on the Start option. Select OK and then keep an eye on the checkra1n app.

Step 6: Choose “Next” and then follow the instructions that the checkra1n app provides to you to get your device into DFU mode.

Once the process has been completed and your device has restarted a couple of times, you should be good to go! Time to find all of those sweet jailbreak apps and tweaks!

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