How To Untethered Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Running iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 Using Absinthe A5 – The good news has spread and all iPhone 4S and iPad 2 owners should liberate their devices since now. The Pod2g’s untethered jailbreak exploit becomes a reality and is available for use via Chronic Dev Team “Absinthe A5″ untethered jailbreak tool.
With Absinthe untethered jailbreak tool, you can easily jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 untethered. However this tool is made for A5-based devices while A4 device slike iPhone 4, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 4G should use Sn0wbreeze or RedSn0w. Also, as this jailbreak method is really different than any other jailbreak tools, you should try it carefully.
Anyway, you can follow this step-by-step guide on how to use Absinthe A5 for iOS 5 untethered jailbreak on A5 devices. But we do not held any responsibilities of what might happen. Use it carefully.
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Untethered
2- Extract the .zip file
3- Connect iPhone 4S / iPad 2 to computer via USB cable
4- Launch Absinthe A5 app up.
5- Once Absinthe has detected your A5 device along with its firmware
6- Simply hit that [Jailbreak] button
7- The untethered jailbreak progress will be processed
8- Sit tight and wait your iPhone 4S/iPad 2 to be jailbroken.
9- Once done unlock your iPhone / iPad
10- You’ll notice there is “Absinthe” icon in the springboard
11- Tap that icon and you’ll go to GreenPois0n website followed by
12- your A5 device will automatically reboot
13- Once it has rebooted, the Absinthe icon will gone replaced with Cydia
14. That’s it. Your iPhone 4s / iPad 2 is now running iOS 5.0.1 on a jailbroken state
15. Go a head to setup your jailbreak tweak and extensions you love.
Don’t worry the jailbreak state is untethered which means it will not require a tethered boot each time you want to reboot your iPhone / iPad. Enjoy..
You can also watch how it’s demoed in a video guide a courtesy of Redmondpie: