Grand Theft Auto IV Cheat Codes and Secrets for PC

Like the previous entries in the GTA franchise, there are cheats for Grand Theft Auto IV on PC that unlock special weapons, vehicles, and more secrets. The PC edition also includes a screen recording feature not found in the console versions.

Note: These cheats are for the Windows version of Grand Theft Auto IV, but some of them may also work for GTA IV on PS3 and the Xbox 360 version.

GTA 4 Cheats
Cheats are activated by dialing numbers on the in-game cellphone. Once dialed, the number stays on your cellphone for future use.

Cheat CodeEffect
948-555-0100Song information.
938-555-0100Spawn a Jetmax boat.
625-555-0150Spawn a Sanchez bike.
625-555-0100Spawn an NRG-900 bike.
486-555-0150Get weapon set 1 (RPG, combat sniper, knife, molotov cocktail, pistol, pump, shotgun, micro SMG, and assault rifle).
486-555-0100Get weapon set 2 (baseball bat, grenades, carbine rifle, SMG, RPG, combat sniper, combat shotgun, and combat pistol).
482-555-0100Restore health, armor, and ammo.
468-555-0100Randomly change weather and time of day.
362-555-0100Restore armor.
359-555-0100Spawn an Annihilator helicopter.
267-555-0150Increase Wanted level (by one star).
267-555-0100Clear Wanted level.
227-555-0175Spawn a Comet sports car.
227-555-0168Spawn a SuperGT sports car.
227-555-0147Spawn a Turismo sports car.
227-555-0142Spawn a Cognoscenti luxury car.
227-555-0100Spawn an FBI Buffalo vehicle.

Important: Activating some cheats will disable achievements, which might cause you to miss achievements that can only be obtained in specific situations.

GTA IV Friendship Bonuses
As you build relationships with friends, you can call on them for extra help and bonuses.

BonusRequirement
Get 50% off at any clothing store.Achieve 80% relationship status with Alex.
Call a helicopter to pick you up.Achieve 70% relationship status with Brucie.
Receive an emergency health boost.Achieve 80% relationship status with Carmen.
Call back-up from gang members.Achieve 60% relationship status with Dwayne.
Remove 3 Wanted stars.Achieve 80% relationship status with Kiki.
Get a discount on guns.Achieve 60% relationship status with Little Jacob.
Call for a car bomb.Achieve 75% relationship status with Packie.
Get a free ride.Achieve 60% relationship status with Roman.

GTA IV Unlockables
Other secrets can be unlocked by completing certain objectives.

UnlockableRequirement
Annihilator HelicopterKill 200 flying rats.
Rastah Color Huntley SUVComplete 10 package delivery missions.
No Ammo LimitComplete the game 100%.
Statue of Liberty T-shirtEnter the door on the second floor while touring the Statue of Liberty.

How to Find Secret Areas
Go to an internet cafe and enter the URL www.whattheydonotwantyoutoknow.com to uncover secret areas on the map.

Two Bits Easter Egg
While stuck in a traffic jam, blow the horn to the beat of "Shave and a haircut" to hear other drivers respond with "two bits."

The Heart of Liberty City Easter Egg
There's an odd Easter egg hidden within the Statue of Liberty:
  1. Take a helicopter from Happiness Island to the Statue of Liberty and get out at the statue's feet.
  2. Explore the platform to find a door with a sign that says "No Hidden Content Here."
  3. Proceed through the door and ascend the ladder to see the "heart" of Liberty City.
Infinite Money Cheat
To get some quick cash:
  1. Find an ATM and cause a traffic jam to block the roads so that an ambulance can't get through.
  2. Wait for someone to withdraw money from the ATM, then kill them.
  3. Take the money and walk away a bit, then return to find more money next to the dead body.
  4. Keep repeating this trick to earn as much cash as you need.
How to Record Video in GTA IV for PC
The PC version of the game has a replay feature that the Xbox and PlayStation versions lack. Press F2 on your keyboard to record 30 seconds of video to your hard drive. You can then view your recordings using the integrated replay editor.

Note: There are additional cheats for the GTA IV: Episodes From Liberty City expansion pack, which includes the Ballad of Gay Tony and Lost and the Damned DLC.

Grand Theft Auto IV Achievements
The following achievements can be unlocked in GTA IV for PC.

AchievementRequirement
Assassin's GreedComplete all nine assassin missions.
Auf Wiedersehen PetrovicWin all ranked multiplayer variations, all races, and Cops 'n' Crooks, as both sides.
Chain ReactionBlow up 10 vehicles in 10 seconds.
Cleaned The Mean StreetsCapture 20 criminals through the police computer.
Courier ServiceComplete all 10 package-delivery jobs.
Cut Your TeethEarn a personal rank promotion in multiplayer.
Dare DevilComplete 100% of the unique stunt jumps.
Dial B for BombUnlock the special ability to phone for a bomb to be placed.
Driving Mr. BellicUnlock the special ability of taxi.
Endangered SpeciesCollect every hidden package.
Fed the FishComplete the mission Uncle Vlad.
Finish HimComplete 10 melee counters in four minutes.
Fly the Co-opBeat Rockstar's time in ranked versions of Deal Breaker, Hangman's NOOSE, and Bomb da Base II.
Full ExplorationUnlock all the islands.
Genetically SuperiorCome in first in 20 single-player street races.
Gobble GobbleScore three strikes in a row (a turkey) in 10-pin bowling.
Gracefully TakenComplete the mission I'll Take Her.
Half MillionReach a balance of $500,000.
Impossible TrinityComplete the mission Museum Piece.
It'll Cost YaComplete a taxi ride without skipping from one island to another.
Join the Midnight ClubWin a ranked multiplayer race without damaging your vehicle too much and have damage enabled.
Key to the CityAchieve 100% in the Game progress statistic.
King of QUB3DBeat the High Score in QUB3D.
Let Sleeping Rockstars LieKill a Rockstar developer in a ranked multiplayer match.
Liberty City 5After you meet all friends, the ones left alive like you above 90%.
Liberty City MinuteComplete the story missions in less than 30 hours.
Lowest PointComplete the mission Roman's Sorrow.
ManhuntComplete the most wanted side missions from the police computer.
No More StrangersMeet all random characters.
Off the BoatComplete the first mission.
One Hundred And Eighty in a Game of DartsScore 180 with only three darts.
One Man ArmySurvive five minutes on six-star wanted level.
Order FulfilledComplete all 10 Exotic Export orders.
Pool SharkBeat a friend at pool.
Retail TherapyUnlock the ability to buy guns from a friend.
Rolled OverDo five car rolls in a row from one crash.
SightseerFly on all helicopter tours of Liberty City.
Taking It for the TeamBe on the winning team in all ranked multiplayer games.
Team PlayerKill five players who are not in your team in any ranked multiplayer team game.
That Special SomeoneComplete the mission That Special Someone.
That's How We Roll!Unlock the special ability of a helicopter.
Top of the Food ChainKill 20 players with a pistol in a ranked multiplayer death match.
Top the Midnight ClubCome first in 20 different ranked standard multiplayer races.
Under the RadarFly underneath the main bridges in the game that crosses the water with a helicopter.
Walk FreeLose a four-star wanted level by outrunning the cops.
WantedAchieve the highest personal rank in multiplayer.
Warm CoffeeSuccessfully date a girl to be invited into her house.
Wheelie RiderDo a wheelie lasting at least 500 feet on a motorbike.
You Got the MessageDeliver all 30 cars ordered through text messages.
You Won!Complete the final mission.
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