It is now possible to get you device Untethered Jailbreak with very simple method. Some people are not willing to Jailbreak their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch as they have the fear that warranty of their device will be void after taking this step. Yes, it is a fact and we must warn you in advance that if you take a step forward and Jailbreak any of Apple Device, it will be no more part of Warranty. If you have guts, and want to put aside the warranty factor, just go on and read this method to get your iDevice free from the technical restrictions imposed by Apple.
Why You Should Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad or iPod
Well this is a tricky question and if you ask me personally would love to Jailbreak my any device. There are many reasons for it but main concern to Jailbreak is that I get Cydia installed on my device, get access to number of Tweaks / Apps and Themes which are otherwise not given officially by Apple. Cydia App Store contains many applications which make user experience totally different by really converting your device into a colorful and useful product. Similarly, Cydia is updated with number of cool themes in which some are so good that they improve the look of your device by 200 percent. Despite all these and many other reasons, millions of people all over the World have already Jailbroken their devices which means that there must be some attraction in it.
Who Did the Jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1
The latest iOS 5.1.1 was Jailbroken Tethered previously but after sheer hard work and weeks long struggle by Pod2g and his team, at last Untethered Jailbreak of all devices running on this operating system was successfully accomplished, less Apple TV 3G. In the initial part of that hard work, Chronic Dev Team provided the necessary updates to their Absinthe tool. Absinthe tool was released in January 2012 which is behind in first time Jailbreaking iPhone 4S and iPad 2 with A5 chips running on iOS 5.x. Absinthe is a simple GUI tool which allows users to inject necessary files into their device and the result they obtain from it is Untethered Jailbreak. If you have a device with iOS 5.1.1 newly purchased from market or recently updated read our full guide so as to Untether Jailbreak it in a very simple way. We will tell you that how to make use of Absinthe tool successfully and release your device from the shackles of technical slavery! It must also be noted that all old Apple devices are not compatible with iOS 5.1.1 so a list of compatible deices is shown below:
Devices Compatible with iOS 5.1.1
- iPhone 3GS
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)
- iPhone 4S
- iPad 1
- iPad 2 (WiFi Only)
- iPad 2 (GSM)
- iPad 2 (CDMA)
- iPad 3 (WiFi Only)
- iPad 3 (CDMA)
- iPad 3 (Global)
- iPod Touch 3G
- iPod Touch 4G
- Apple TV 2
How To Use Absinthe 2.0 on iOS 5.1.1 to Untethered Jailbreak
Method to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.o is much easier and simpler than you would have expected.
Step 1. First of all Download Absinthe 2.0 (Updated to 2.0.4 for all devices) Here.
Step 2. Once complete tool is been downloaded, search for the compressed file and extract it in the same way in case of any standard zip file. Make a separate on Desktop for these files for ease of access any time.
Step 3. Using Connector cable, connect the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch which is to be Jailbroken with your computer.
Step 4. Go to the folder where unzipped files were placed at the desktop. Search for Absinthe Tool exe file and launch it. After launch, there will be some starting interface containing text based information with a Jailbreak button.
Step 5. If you have connected the device in a proper manner then Jailbreak button should be visible. Press the button and it will automatically start the process.
[Note: Things which should be kept in mind while Jailbreak continues are that there is no need to panic if you see apparently restore is going on. The new method to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 is comparatively different from others so has a different interface. Once the progress bar is visual you do not have to touch the device till Jailbreak is complete.]
Step 6. Once the process is complete, you are going to notice that lock screen is visual with familiar Cydia icon on springboard, rest assure that the device is Jailbroken successfully and now you can install any of the Cydia Tweaks, Apps and themes on it.
Now after the Jailbreak is complete you must have noticed that it was not a very difficult task to do. Any individual who has a little bit of knowledge about computers can do this kind of Jailbreak with Absinthe Tool 2.0. The beauty of this tool is that it is very simple to use. But on the other hand we must acknowledge the efforts of those who have put in their best to make it successful as it was not simple at all to make.