Absinthe 5.0.1 for Windows to jailbreak iPad 2 and iPhone 4S is now available for download. These are the steps to jailbreak 5.0.1 iPad 2 / iPhone 4S with Absinthe jailbreak on Windows…
IMPORTANT: Backup your iPhone 4S/iPad 2 via iTunes or iCloud before starting the jailbreak peocess because it may delete your Camera Roll.
How to Jailbreak 5.0.1 iPad 2 / iPhone 4S with Absinthe [Windows]
Mac users can follow the same step or the guide linked at the bottom…
and launch the Absinthe application.
Connect your iPad 2 or iPhone 4S to the computer via USB;
Make sure to disable any passcodes or VPN settings you’ve previously set.
Click the Jailbreak button to begin jailbreak iPad 2 or iPhone 4S…
It will take a while on the starting portion;
Then your iPad 2 / iPhone 4S will show restoring a backup saying “Restoring in Progress”;
Your iPad 2 / iPhone 4S will reboot. DO NOT UNPLUG IT YET! when it’s turned on, Slide unlock your iDevice if necessary, waiting for device to finish booting;
Preparing jailbreak data, and Sending payload data.
It will take time, don’t worry.
Absinthe will inform you that the jailbreak is ‘Almost done’;
On your iPhone 4S / iPad 2, 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 go to:
Settings > General > Network > VPN and turn ON VPN;
A configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot.
After reboot, there will be Cydia icon on your iDevice screen. That’s it!
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