Tutorial for Chronic-Dev Absinthe v2.0 to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 All Devices [UNTETHERED]
The mastermind iOS developer Pod2G has just released the much anticipated Absinthe v2.0 tool to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 untethered on all devices including the 3G Apple TV. Now here we’ve got the complete step-by-step jailbreak tutorial for you.
Here is a full list of all Absinthe v2.0 compatible devices:
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad (3rd gen)
- iPad 2
- iPad 1
- iPod touch 3G
- iPod touch 4G
- Apple TV 2G
Warning: Precede this tutorial at your own risk. Before going any further just make sure to make a complete backup of your iOS device. Finally, please note that unlockers must stay away from this jailbreak tutorial.
Absinthe v2.0 Untethered Jailbreak Tutorial for iOS 5.1.1
Make sure that you’ve the latest version of iTunes running on your PC. Then download Absinthe v2.0 jailbreak tool from the links given below. Now extract the downloaded .ZIP file onto your desktop.
- Download Absinthe 2.0 for Windows
- Download Absinthe 2.0 for Mac
Now connect your iDevice with PC and open the just download Absinthe v2.0 tool.
Absinthe v2.0 will automatically detect your iOS device. Now click on the Jailbreak button to start the initial process.
During the several minutes of jailbreaking process, your device’s screen may look unfamiliar but don’t tap the device as this is just normal. The progress bar of Absinthe v2.0 would help you note how the jailbreak process is going.
Now your device would restart and the usual Cydia icon would be present on the home screen. Hurrah! You’ve successfully jailbroken your device on the latest iOS 5.1.1 firmware.
Absinthe has been updated to v2.0.1 to resolve hanging issues. New direct download links are:
- OS X (Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Lion)
- Windows (XP, Vista, and 7)