Friday, May 25, 2012

Absinthe 2.0 - Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on the new iPad

And here it is, the first Jailbreak for the new iPad, also supporting the iPhone 4S with iOS 5.1.1.

After copious amounts of work and many sleepless nights Absinthe 2.0 is finally here to jailbreak your device. This release has been a large collaborative effort between Chronic-Dev Team and iPhone Dev Team. This jailbreak supports firmware 5.1.1 ONLY and is again one of the most easiest jailbreaks to use.
Supported devices:
  • iPad3 (WiFi/CDMA/Global)
  • iPad2 (WiFi/CDMA/GSM)
  • iPad1
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 4 (CDMA)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod 4G
  • iPod 3G

Not supported devices:
  • iPad2 WiFi R2 (new model)
  • AppleTV 2
  • AppleTV 3

How To Use Absinthe 2.0:
  1. Make a backup of your device in iTunes by right clicking on your device name under the ‘Devices’ menu and click ‘Back Up’.
  2. Once your backup is complete return to your device and go to Settings – General – Reset – Erase all Content and Settings. This will make the jailbreak process much faster.
  3. Open Absinthe and be sure you are still connected via USB cable to your computer.
  4. Click ‘Jailbreak’ and wait…. just be patient and do not disconnect your device.
  5. Once jailbroken return to iTunes and restore your backup from earlier. Right click on your device name under the ‘Devices’ menu in the left panel of iTunes and click ‘Restore from Back Up…’ then select the latest backup you created before. (restoring this backup will return all the content previously on your device ie, apps, photos, etc.)
  6. Thanks for using Absinthe, enjoy your jailbroken iDevice!

Absinthe 2.0.2 fixed Version for Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Absinthe 2.0.2 MacOSX (10.5, 10.6, 10.7)
Absinthe 2.0.2 Windows (XP/Vista/Win7)

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