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Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

These are instructions on how to perform an Untethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4S  and iPad 2 using Absinthe for Windows. For the iPad 2, you must running on iOS 5.0.1.

Warning***: Before you continue make sure to do a backup of your device in iTunes as you may lose your Camera Roll during this process.

Step One
Download the latest version of Absinthe from here.

Step Two
Double click to extract the downloaded archive and launch the Absinthe application.

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Open it as an administrator:

Step Three
As prompted, connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you’ve previously set.

Step Four
Click the jailbreak button to begin

Step Five
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 Six
You will be informed that the jailbreak is ‘Almost done’.

Step Seven
On your device, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete your jailbreak. It could be on any homescreen.

Absinthe jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2

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 with Cydia on the Springboard!

Absinthe jailbreak iPhone 4S on windows

You can find our tutorial for how to using Absinthe to Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Mac 

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