Worried on How to Fix Absinthe Lock Down Error 5? There is no need to worry as this can be resolved.
Absinthe is one of the simplest Jailbreak tool available for iOS 5.1.1. Rather it can be said that it is the second most easiest Jailbreak tool ever released for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Apple iOS devices are very complicated as far as their operating system is concerned but at the same time we have a huge bunch of Jailbreak community who is always there to find the loop holes in iOS. Now, as per my own assessment Jailbreak me was the simplest ever procedure but for iOS 5.1.1, Absinthe is at the top among easiest.
Remember, that Absinthe Jailbreak procedure is simple only, as it is not developed so simply. There was a lot of hard work involved in finding the loopholes in Apple iOS 5.1.1 by the efforts of Chronic Dev Team and Pod2g. Once the job is so easy to be accomplished, rest assure that you are going to face some troubles as well. If you have decided to Jailbreak your device from the shackles of Apple, it means you have asked for troubles as well. A lot of errors come up while Jailbreaking your device with Absinthe tool such as Absinthe 2.0.4 Crashing Error. We have also received many comments that users are Absinthe Lock Down Error 5 while Jailbreaking their device on iOS 5.1.1. You also need to know that what message will be there in case of this error:
There are two pop ups which will come up: “Error detecting device (lockdown error -5)” and “Could not connect to lockdown”
How to Fix Absinthe Lock Error 5 on iOS 5.1.1
Remember to restore first to carryout Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 if you want to remain free of errors. Follow the step by step method given and get your device from this error:
1. Go to Setting > General > Reset.
2. Now here, reset all the contents and settings.
3. Once again download Absinthe 2.0.4 from here.
4. Run the absinthe file as an administrator after unzipping the downloaded data.
Alternate Method to Resolve Absinthe Lock Down Error 5
There is another method which we have heard from others but not tried ourselves. However, there are people who have successfully their issue applying this fix as well:
1. As you have already backed up your iPhone, iPad or iPod so now download iOS 5.1.1 from iTunes restore. Means that you have to take your device back to factory settings. Set up new and do not put in your Apple ID.
3. Restore backup from iTunes.
We hope that this will resolve your issue but first method has been used a lot so better is to for the first method. Keep following us on Twitter, Google + or Like us on Facebook to get the the latest updates.