How-to Jailbreak (Untethered) iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Apple iOS 5.0/5.01 Using Absinthe (Windows)

Posted In How-To Guides, iOS - By Admin Staff On Monday, January 23rd, 2012 With 0 Comments

If you are using iPhone 4S or iPad 2 with A5 processor, you might be waiting for jailbreak after there’s a jailbreak for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod 4G announced earlier, now it’s your turn to be lucky. Thanks to greenpois0n with the Absinthe tools for Windows, you can jailbreak your iPhone 4S or iPad 2. Enjoy this jailbreak gift for festive season from the jailbreak community!

Happy Chinese New Year 2012 from XD.MY to every readers!


Step 1

Download the latest version of Absinthe from here.

Step 2

Double click to extract the downloaded archive and launch the Absinthe application.

Step 3

As prompted, connect your iPhone 4S to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you’ve previously set.

Step 4

Click the Jailbreak button to begin

Step 5

The application will take you through several steps of the jailbreak: Sending initial data, waiting for reboot, waiting for device to finish booting, Preparing jailbreak data, and Sending payload data.

Step 6

You will be informed that the jailbreak is ‘Almost done’.

Step 7

On your device, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete your jailbreak. It could be on any homescreen.

If the server is down and you get an Error establishing a database connection message then tap the Settings icon on your springboard and turn on VPN.

You will get a configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot with Cydia on the Springboard!

More Information

If you need help on other version or other devices, feel free to use iClarified Jailbreak Wizard to help you.

Click here for iClarified Jailbreak Wizard!

(Thanks to iClarified for the tutorials and images.)

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