At last after 3 months and 90 days of waiting for the most anticipated and wanted gift for the jailbreaking community is blessed with the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 jailbreak. The Chronic Dev Team has released both Mac OS X and Windows Version of Greenpois0n Absinthe jailbreak tool to jailbreak iPhone 4S (iOS 5.0.1-5.0) – iPad 2 5.0.1 untethered. The jailbreak was released yesterday for OS X users only and now it’s finally available for Windows users tool.
Here are complete instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of the iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 firmware using Absinthe for Windows.
Caution : Before you continue make sure to backup of your idevice in iTunes as you may lose your Camera Roll during this process. To jailbreak your iPhone 4S, follow this guide posted here with simple steps using Greenpois0n Absinthe on Windows and Mac OS X.
Download Absinthe GreenPois0n / Required files
* Download iTunes from here.
* Download Greenpois0n Absinthe 0.2 for Windows from here.
* Download iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 (9A334), 5.0.1 (9A405) and the “other” 5.0.1 (9A406)
* Download iPad 2 Wifi/GSM/CDMA running iOS 5.0.1 (9A405)
Step 1 : Download the latest Windows version of Absinthe from the above link.
Step 2 : Double click to extract the compressed file which you downloaded above to launch Absinthe tool. (To extract you can use WinRAR or TugZIP)
Step 3 : As prompted, connect your iPad 2 to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you’ve previously set.
Step 4 : Click the jailbreak button to start.
Step 5 : The application will take you through several steps of the jailbreak: Sending initial data, waiting for reboot, waiting for device to finish booting, Preparing jailbreak data, and Sending payload data.
Step 6 : Now you will be informed that the jailbreak is ‘Almost done’
Step 7 : On your tablet, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete the untether jailbreak. It could be on any homescreen.
Note: If the server is down and you get an Error establishing a database connection message then tap the Settings icon on your springboard and turn on VPN.
You will get a configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot.
Once your device restarts you will be jailbroken with Cydia on the Springboard!
Jailbreak iPad 2 – iPhone 4S On iOS 5.0.1 / 5.0
Once downloaded the files above, you can follow the full guide posted here. You can also use our guide posted here to jailbreak using CLI tool provided by the iPhone Dev Team.
Those of you who are sporting A4 devices, you can follow our complete step by step guide posted here to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 untethered on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1, and iPod touch 3G/4G using Redsn0w or Sn0wbreeze.