How to Jailbreak New iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0

Chronic Dev team and the iPhone Dev team has released Absinthe 2.0, the untethered jailbreak for iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. In this guide, you’ll learn how to jailbreak new iPad 3 on iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak.

Hit the jump for detailed iPad 3 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak instructions using Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak…

How to Jailbreak iPad iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0

*** Your device must be running iOS 5.1.1 in order to use Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak.

Downloads

Download Absinthe 2.0 for Windows/Mac/Linux
Download iOS 5.1.1 for your iPad

Step 1

Before starting the iPad 3/2/1 jailbreak process with Absinthe 2.0, it is recommended to backup your personal stuff first. Make sure to backup your iPad data via iTunes. To do that, connect your iPad to your computer and open iTunes. Right-click on your device in iTunes and click Backup.

Step 2

Remove Passcodes or VPN settings (If previously set).

Now go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
This step will make the jailbreak process speedy and trouble-free.

Step 3

Execute the Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak and connect your iPad 3, iPad 2 or iPad to your computer via USB cable;
As soon as Absinthe detects the connected device, hit the jailbreak button.

jailbreak-ipad-3-5.1.1-absinthe start

Step 4

Absinthe will perform various processes on your iPad such as: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete. The whole process is automated.

jailbreak-ipad-3-5.1.1-absinthe rebooting

During the process your iPad 3 may appear to be restoring from backup, just like we saw in previous version of Absinthe jailbreak.

Absinthe will notify you as soon as the jailbreak process is completed. Now you can find the sweet Cydia icon resting on your New iPad 3 Springboard.

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Have Fun with your newly jailbroken iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad iOS 5.1.1 and don’t forget to share your experice in the comments section below…

23 comments… add one
vineshgolani May 25, 2012, 8:42 pm

I am stuck on (waiting for process to complete) on ipad 3 wifi please help me

ponci May 25, 2012, 10:44 pm

guys is if u get an error when downloading cydia’s repos the quick and only solution is to restart ur device that solved my problem with my 3 devices I was getting errors when refreshing and adding repos but that solved my problem !!! don panic if u guys need any more help feel free to ask me pmv1119@hotmail.com also u can twit @pod2g

Maxi May 25, 2012, 11:52 pm

How can I unlock my iPhone 4s Verizon with version 5.1.1

someguy May 26, 2012, 12:11 am

hmm…the process ran smoothly, though at the end of it there’s still no sign on the cydia icon 🙁
retried the whole thing, still no…
right now i’ve restarted my iPad and wanting for something to happen
cudoz though!

someguy May 26, 2012, 12:15 am

yepp..still no sign of cydia…

BlacKHeaD May 26, 2012, 1:27 pm

It was fixed with version 2.0.1 http://greenpois0n.com/?page_id=18 … works for my ipod touch 3g

QasDKher May 26, 2012, 6:29 am

Ppl,

Try to download the new Absinthe 2.0.1
It will fix the issue,
I just download it and the issue solved
i jailbreaked my Ipad 3
and everything is fine

Joey August 1, 2012, 9:47 am

Please help me jailbreak my iPad 3. I need help.
Soldierwater74@gmail.com
Respectfully Submitted,
Joey Sirmans

candra irawan May 26, 2012, 9:37 am

thanks atas info,a sya sudah berhasil jailbreak ipad 2 version 5.1.1 dengan absinthe-2.0.1

candra irawan May 26, 2012, 9:41 am

i like it 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

mrfy May 26, 2012, 11:16 am

Same here tried multiple times cydia icon missing

KO SOE May 28, 2012, 4:37 pm

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Kostas May 31, 2012, 7:32 pm

I want to jailbrake my i pad 3 ios 5.1.1 but im not sure for one thing…in the second step when i have to mnake reset, will i loose my saves at games which i play in i pad?i mean highscores or something like that…

Kostas May 31, 2012, 7:56 pm

I cant understand what goes wrong!i downloaded the absinthe above, extracted and i have it in my computers main screen but when i double click on this,cmd opens.what can i do?

Zaxos May 31, 2012, 11:14 pm

Dear friends. I just finished jailbreak as you describe. I have two problems. 1st. Eventhough i saw x when i am trying to delete an application my ipad 2 freezz. 2nd when i restore my ipad the icons are too small. Can anybody help me?
Thanks

Behdad July 24, 2012, 2:20 am

When jailbreak completed i tri to put the game but it failed 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁
And reset it and my ipad stuk in loading 🙁 >:(

jcbee November 7, 2012, 7:38 pm

bonjour,

j’ai fait bcq de jailbreak sur iphone ou ipad et la je bloque!!
j’ai ipad 1 que j’avais deja jailbreaké en 4.3.3. bcp d’appli demande OS 5 maintenant donc j’ai voulu faire la mise a jour.
mise à jour officiel via itunes nikel en 5.1.1
puis je lance absinthe 2.04 –> ok
il detecte mon ipad IOS5.1.1 (9B206) –> ok je click “jailbreak” et au bout de la deuxieme phase il s’arrete et me met “error Could not connect to lockdown” ??? .
J’ai recommencé 10 fois!! rien à faire .
j’ai tout effacé( il est vierge d’applis) de mon ipad et j’ai fait “effacer contenu et réglages” toujours rien. j’ai biesnsur enlever verrouillage auto”.
aidez moi pleaasseee!

walid December 17, 2012, 5:51 pm

how i can download installous from cydia

Izas December 4, 2013, 11:21 pm

I have tried to jailbreak my iPad 1 but Absinyhe doesn’t recognize USB connected iPad. Whay can I do. Absinthe 2.0.4 iPad IOS 5.1.1

thx

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