This article will tell you how to fix checkra1n jailbreak error getting passcode state, fix checkra1n error connecting to lockdownd, and fix checkra1n jailbreak freeze issue, on iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X on your Windows machine using the checkra1n 0.12.4.
I have shared two methods to fix all checkra1n errors below, you need to follow both of them in case your problem isn’t fixed with the first method.
I recently wrote the article on the checkra1n jailbreak 0.12.4 Windows method, including the iPhone 5s to iPhone X iOS 12.5.3 and up. Also, do not forget to check out a newly released checkra1n windows tool iremovalra1n which you can use to jailbreak with checkra1n on windows without bootable usb.
But many A11 users that are having iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X have some issues with the latest checkra1n version. For some users, it is working fine. But for some users, the checkra1n jailbreak freeze issue is happening on the checkra1n screen after allowing the skip A11 BPR check.
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Some of the A11 users facing the lockdownd -19 error on checkra1n jailbreak. And some users are facing the checkra1n parsing passcode state error. So I will show you how to fix checkra1n jailbreak errors on the A11 devices. Now you can also set a passcode on A11 checkra1n jailbreak iPhone 8 / 8Plus / iPhone X easily.
Currently, these issues are faced with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X. This article is mainly for the A11 users and some users having issues with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, so you can follow this article and easily jailbreak your device.
As this article is about the checkra1n errors fixes, it’s not about downloading checkra1n windows and making that bootable. For that purpose, you can follow our complete step-by-step guide to download checkra1n windows jailbreak.
What's Covered Below?
- Types of checkra1n jailbreak error
- How To Fix Checkra1n Jailbreak Freeze, Lockdownd, Parsing Passcode Errors 0.12.4 [Method #1]
- Step 1. Connect device with computer and trust
- Step 2. Turn off passcode faceid
- Step 3. Enable skip bpr check
- Step 4. Put the device in dfu mode
- Step 5. Reconnect device
- Step 6. Enable checkra1n CLI terminal
- How To Fix Checkra1n Jailbreak Issues, Screen Stuck Freeze, Parsing Passcode Errors, Lockdownd 0.12.4 [Method #2]
Types of checkra1n jailbreak error
- checkra1n error code: -12
- checkra1n error code: -79
- checkra1n error code -92
- checkra1n error code 63
- checkra1n error code: 78
- checkra1n error code: 31
- checkra1n error code 77
- checkra1n error code -20
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How To Fix Checkra1n Jailbreak Freeze, Lockdownd, Parsing Passcode Errors 0.12.4 [Method #1]
I am supposing you currently have a checkra1n jailbreak screen in front of you and you are facing any of checkra1n error getting passcode state, checkra1n error connecting to lockdownd, and checkra1n jailbreak freeze issues while jailbreaking your device. I will give you step-by-step guidelines to make sure to follow every step.
Step 1. Connect device with computer and trust
If you have a device like iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and iPhone X, and you are facing issues while jailbreaking with checkra1n. First, you need to connect your device. Now the first time you will connect, you will see the trust pup up on your device, hit the trust button.
Step 2. Turn off passcode faceid
If you are on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and iPhone X, you need to first turn off your passcode from the settings.
If you have a face ID or a fingerprint enable just put it off you need to do all these steps, and after that, you can proceed to the jailbreak.
Step 3. Enable skip bpr check
Now the solution number one; first, you will need to try to jailbreak your device usually.
So if you are on an A11 device, you need to allow the skip 11 BPR check and allow the untested iOS option for iOS 14 and up iOS versions.
This BPR check option is only for the A11 devices, and if you are on the lower devices like iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, you don’t have to allow the skip A11 BPR check.
After you have allowed that option in the A11 device, you will see the freeze issue while your keyboard will not work and it’s completely freezing there, or you get the -21 lockdownd error, or you are getting the error passcode state. So you can follow this step, and this solution will fix checkra1n jailbreak errors.
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Step 4. Put the device in dfu mode
You need to put your device into the DFU mode, put the device in the DFU mode, not in the recovery mode.
For that, below are the methods to put the devices in DFU mode.
DFU Mode iPhone X or iPhone 8 – checkra1n iOS 14.8 jailbreak:
- Press and hold the Side button for almost 6 seconds, and then release it.
- Now immediately press, press, and hold the volume down button and the side button together for 3 seconds.
- After 3 seconds, wait, release the side button only, keep pressing the volume down button for at least 5-8 seconds.
DFU Mode iPhone 7 or 7 Plus – iOS 14.8 jailbreak checkra1n:
- Press and hold the side and volume down buttons together for almost 10 seconds.
- After 3 seconds wait, release the side button only, keep pressing the volume down button for at least 5-8 seconds.
DFU Mode iPhone 6s, iPad, or iPod touch – Checkra1n jailbreak iOS 14.8:
- Press and hold the Side and Home buttons together for approx 10 seconds.
- After 10 seconds, release the side button only, keep pressing the home button for at least 5-8 seconds.
Once your device is in recovery mode, you can also check the status on the checkra1n jailbreak screen that your device gets into DFU mode or not.
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Step 5. Reconnect device
Now you need to disconnect your device and connect it back.
This is very important, follow each and everything; otherwise, this method will not work.
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Step 6. Enable checkra1n CLI terminal
Now navigate to the Quit button on the checkra1n screen, and hit enter.
After that, you will see the terminal down below at the left corner, where you need to type the command to run the checkra1n into the CLI mode. So just type this command mentioned below and hit enter. It will run the checkra1n into CLI mode.
You will see on your computer’s screen that your device is getting ready for booting and exploiting. So make sure that you do not disconnect your device until it gets complete, and then you will see all done which means your jailbreak is done.
The computer screen will show you the All Done message as well, but if you see any kind of error, first let the process complete and check if the checkra1n app appears on your device’s screen. If it does, install Cydia and check if it works fine, otherwise, just repeat the process, and it will indeed work.
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This method is the same for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and iPhone X. You can apply the same procedure for all these models, to fix checkra1n jailbreak errors.
How To Fix Checkra1n Jailbreak Issues, Screen Stuck Freeze, Parsing Passcode Errors, Lockdownd 0.12.4 [Method #2]
But if you still face any issue with the first solution, here is the method to fix checkra1n error getting passcode state, fix checkra1n error connecting to lockdownd, and fix checkra1n jailbreak freeze issue. You can apply it and jailbreak easily in case the first solution will not work.
Step 1. Follow method one steps
Here follow the top 5 steps of method one for checkra1n jailbreak, those are the same in this second method as well.
Keep in mind, follow all the steps carefully, don’t miss any.
Step 2. Enable terminal and run commands
Now once you are on the terminal, just type this below command and hit enter.
This time, you will add three flag arguments in the command line. Previously only one argument was the -C for the CLI mode, But this time, two extra modes, -S and -V.
checkra1n -c -v -s
The jailbreak process will start, and you have to wait for a little.
When the jailbreak is completed, you will see it all done on the command line on your computer. After you have installed Cydia, you can download tweaks on your jailbroken device, here is the huge list of best jailbreak tweaks with repo/sources to install on the jailbroken devices.
It will not show all done in the end as you did in the first method in the CLI mode. But it will show in the command line argument a little above, and you will see everything is set. When you open the device, you will see the checkra1n loader.
Then you come out from the CLI mode and reboot your PC. After that, you need to press the Ctrl+C, and a terminal below will appear. You just need to type the reboot or power off. After that, hit on enter and it will reboot or power off according to that. Now you just simply type the reboot and hit on the enter.
It will directly reboot your PC and just unplug your USB stick. After that, you will see your Windows will work again. Then install Cydia and make sure you have installed all required packages and update them because it will enhance your jailbreak experience. You will see everything looks set, which means you have successfully jailbroken your device.
This is how to fix checkra1n jailbreak errors that include fixing checkra1n error getting passcode state, fix checkra1n error connecting to lockdownd, and fix checkra1n jailbreak freeze issue.