Presenting the new awaiting Absinthe 2.0, where it is "so-easy-your-grandma-could-do-it" jailbreak tool just got an update to version 2.0, enabling support for a handful of Apple portables running iOS 5.1.1. Absinthe 2.0, which was developed by the "Jailbreak Dream Team" (Chronic-Dev and iPhone Dev) joins Redsn0w's tool, and will support all iPhone and iPad versions, with the exception of iPad2,4 -- the most recent iPad 2 variant, shipping with a 32nm A5 chip. The jailbreak tool can also be installed on iPod3,1 and 4,1 models.

Supported device:
  1. iPhone 4/4S
  2. iPad 1
  3. iPad 2 (Wi-Fi only)
  4. iPad 3 (Wi-Fi/CDMA)
  5. iPod touch 3G/4G
  6. Being worked on, and will likely be supported
  7. iPhone 3GS
  8. iPad 2 (GSM/CDMA/Wi-Fi R2)
  9. iPad 3 Global
  10. Apple TV 2nd Gen

Unsupported device
  1. Apple TV 3rd Gen
How To Use Absinthe 2.0 (if you're unjailbroken):
  1. Make a backup of your device in iTunes by right clicking on your device name under the ‘Devices’ menu and click ‘Back Up’.
  2. Once your backup is complete return to your device and go to Settings – General – Reset – Erase all Content and Settings. This will make the jailbreak process much faster.
  3. Open Absinthe and be sure you are still connected via USB cable to your computer.
  4. Click ‘Jailbreak’ and wait…. just be patient and do not disconnect your device.
  5. Once jailbroken return to iTunes and restore your backup from earlier. Right click on your device name under the ‘Devices’ menu in the left panel of iTunes and click ‘Restore from Back Up…’ then select the latest backup you created before. (restoring this backup will return all the content previously on your device ie, apps, photos, etc.)
  6. Thanks for using Absinthe, enjoy your jailbroken iDevice!

    How To Untether 5.1.1 (if you're already jailbroken):
    Just search for and install "Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 Untether" from Cydia.

Download Links
Absinthe2.0 MacOSX (10.5, 10.6, 10.7)
Absinthe2.0 Windows (XP/Vista/Win7)
Absinthe2.0 Linux (x86/x86_64)



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