How to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 Untethered with Absinthe 2.0 on iPhone 4S, iPad 3 and more
The iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak is now a reality with the release of Absinthe 2.0, and we’ve got the full tutorial that shows you how to jailbreak your device.
This jailbreak is compatible with most iOS devices capable of running iOS 5.1.1.
Full list of compatible devices for 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak are as follows:
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad (3rd gen)
- iPad 2
- iPad 1
- iPod touch 3G
- iPod touch 4G
- Apple TV 2G
Check inside for our full step-by-step walkthrough that shows you how to use Absinthe 2.0 to perform an untethered jailbreak on your device…
Step 2: Run Absinthe 2.0.
Step 3: Connect your device to your computer running Absinthe, and ensure that Absinthe detects the exact device that you connect. Make sure your device is turned on and at the Home screen. You do not have to use DFU mode at all.
Step 4: Click Jailbreak, and let the process complete. You will see your iPhone act as if it’s performing a restore, this is normal, be patient.
Step 5: Once complete, you should receive an alert on Absinthe telling you that the jailbreak is complete, and you should see the Cydia app icon on your Home screen. It is now safe to unplug your device.
Step 6: Open Cydia, and it will prepare for first use. Congratulations, your iOS 5.1.1 installed device is now jailbroken with an untethered jailbreak!
That’s all there is to it folks. You can now jailbreak your iPad 3, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, Apple TV 2, and more, with the new Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak.
For a full list of all of the devices that are compatible with this jailbreak, be sure to check out our initial post on the Absinthe 2.0 release.
How does it feel to finally have an untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.1.1?! What about your iPad 3 owners? A retina iPad that’s jailbroken. It doesn’t get any better than this.