DIY : How to Jailbreak your iPhone 4s / iPad 2 Using Absinthe

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DIY : How to Jailbreak your iPhone 4s / iPad 2 Using Absinthe

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So ready to break your device free from the evil clutches of Apple? The highly awaited untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4s and iPad 2 is finally out. 

Lets begin

Here is what you need

  1. iPhone 4s / iPad 2 on iOS 5.o or iOS 5.0.1
  2. Download Absinthe from the links below
    [greenpois0n 1][ greenpoison 2]
  3. Apple computer/Hackintosh running MAC OS X / Snow Leopard
  4. Windows users will need to wait for the windows app

Lets begin with Jailbreak

Step 1

  • Make sure you backup your device with iTunes or have all you data synced with iCloud
  • For this jailbreak to work you have to disable backup passwords from iTunes.


Step 2

  • Download and Open Absinthe on your Mac

Step 3 

  • Plugin your iPhone 4s / iPad 2 on your mac using the USB cable
  • Click the Jailbreak button on Absinthe and wait for the process to finish.


Step 4

  • Once the process is complete you will see a new app on your iPhone/iPads screen – Absinthe


  • Tap the app to start it ( make your you have internet connectivity)
    Note: you might get error connecting to database – due to high usage currently) 
  • Once you do get a connection it will download the Jailbreak data and reboot your device.
  • Once the device reboots you will see the Absinthe icon replace with CYDIA!

Enjoy your Jailbroken iPhone 4s / iPad 2 ! 

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