How to run iOS 5.1.1 Absinthe for Untethered Jailbreak on Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8. Absinthe 2.0.4 is the most important and so far the easiest source for Jailbreaking your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Absinthe 2.0.4 is used to Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on all the supported devices, including Apple TV 2. Absinthe tools is being preferred by the people because it is too simple to use and anyone with very less or no experience can Jailbreak making use of this tool. Now you have to connect the device with computer in order to accomplish Jailbreak process successfully. Download links for Windows and Mac are available separately.
There were many complaints received by the users of Mac OS X Mountain Lion which is the latest Apple’s operating system for their personal computers. Absinthe tool could not be run or installed on the computers with Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system. We have derived a solution for this problem which is again simple. If you have not Jailbroken your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch because of this reason, now there will be no more delay as this guide will definitely solve your problem.
What problem actually users were facing was that once the Absinthe is opened, nothing happens. It was also assumed for instance that there maybe some fault with Absinthe for Mac but when it was tried with other versions such as Mac OS X Lion etc, it used to run successfully and same goes for Windows version. Hence it was proved that there was something wrong with Mac OS X instead of Absinthe.
Apparently this is a small kind of problem for which this is the troubleshoot. The small oversight by the Chronic Dev Team who is behind the successful Jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 has created this issue. But we should be thankful to the team for the efforts they have put in for Untethered Jailbreak of all versions. Secondly, it is not that big issue which can be given more importance than desired. I am pretty sure that those who have not found solution for this problem must have Jailbroken their devices with Windows or previous versions of Mac OS X. Untethered Jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 was a real problem which is now resolved.
How to Run iOS 5.1.1 Absinthe for Untethered Jailbreak Mountain Lion
Step-1. First step is to download the Absinthe 2.0.x from here. If you have already downloaded, skip this step. Remember to download Mac version, also recheck the existing version with you.
Step-2. Go to the place where you have downloaded Absinthe, and right click over the icon.
Step-3. Now click on ‘Show Package Contents’.
Step-4. Now proceed to Contents > MacOS folder followed by a right click on Absinthe-10.6 > Open With > Terminal. Done.
Now follow the Jailbreak instructions according to guide. [Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 Untethered with Absinthe 2.0 [Video]]