We have already reported that a tool named GreenPois0n Absinthe has been released by the GreenPios0n team that allows to get untethered jailbreak on Apple A5 based devices namely iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Here is simple guide to use that tool. But unfortunately that tool is only available for Mac OSX. What about the Windows users? So they will have to wait may be few more days to get their hands on this Absinthe graphical tool port for Windows. If you are a Windows users and can’t wait to get a iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak on your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 then there is way! Luckily for most of us that are Windows users there is a CLI tool that has been made available for Windows and this tool can be used do the jailbreak process on Windows. Here is simple guide to use the GreenPois0n Absinthe CLI.
Note: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and you may end-up bricking your device! Follow the instructions posted here at your own responsibility as Inspired Geek will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
- Download and install the latest iTunes software.
- Download GreenPois0n Absinthe CLI.
- iOS 5.0.1 stock firmware
Jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 Procedure
1: Unzip the internal contents of the cinject_0.4.3.zip that you downloaded on folder placed on desktop.
2: Now go to the Start menu and click on the Run.
3: Type cmd.exe in there and hit Enter.
4: Now the command prompt terminal will appear.
5: You need to navigate to the folder where internal contents of the cinject_0.4.3.zip have been extracted in Step 1 (i.e., if on desktop then type ‘cd Desktop/cinject_0.4.3′ to navigate to that directory in the command terminal).
6: Type and Execute the command: cinject.exe -i payloads/jailbreak.mobileconfig
7: Type and Execute the command: cinject.exe -j payloads
8: Type and Execute the command: cinject.exe –w
9: Go to Setting applet and toggle the VPN switch on which will results in an error being generated that you should ignore and then device will reboot after few seconds.
10: Afterwards find and tap the “Absinthe” icon that has been placed on one of your iOS device home-screens which will result in jailbreak process to get complete and reboot the device.
11: Finally observe that “Absinthe” icon on the home-screen is replaced with the Cydia icon after the jailbreak process completes!
Enjoy the untethered jailbreak iOS 5/iOS 5.0.1 on your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 device using GreenPois0n Absinthe CLI tool! If you have a Mac then you might find this tutorial much simpler to follow:
If you want to jailbreak and then unlock your iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 on iOS 5.0.1 while preserving the baseband of your device then follow our guides that we posted earlier:
- Preserve Baseband & Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 On iPhone 4/3GS, iPhone 4 CDMA Using Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 [Windows/Mac Guide]
- Unlock iOS 5.0.1 Baseband On iPhone 4 / 3GS Using Ultrasn0w 1.2.5 [How to]
If you want to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 on your iDevice but NOT concerned about preserving the baseband of your iDevice then please follow our guide:
- Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 On iPhone 4/3GS, iPhone 4 CDMA, iPad1, iPod Touch Using Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 [Windows/Mac Guide]
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