The much anticipated and highly awaited tool is back here and the hype and anticipation around it is only second to the product it messes with, the iPhones and the iPads. Yes, that’s right, the jailbreak community has come out with its latest utility and their servers have been overloaded by millions of users across the globe. The Chronic Dev team that brings to its users the untethered jailbreak has finally released the latest version of Absinthe 2.0, which will provide your devices with the much awaited freedom.
For months, there has been an uncertain wait over the latest firmware’s official release which has stuck the users in the limbo. With researchers like Pod2g who have always managed to bypass the security system of Apple and brought the jailbreak version to the masses, there was a lingering doubt with the new version of the iOS. Having completed their testing they have finally includes all files and exploits in the latest version of the Absinthe tool, Absinthe 2.0. This latest version will work on all devices working on iOS 5.1.1. The devices currently compatible with the tool are iPhone 4S, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPad, iPod touch 4G/3G and Apple TV.
The tool has a simple interface and is provided with user guidance which will let you get the job done through just a few clicks. Among the major reasons why user jailbreak their phones is to get access to the applications that are not available in the iStore or are not running on the iOS version of their phone.
MuscleNerd, the iPhone Dev Team has also said that 5.1.1 jailbreak will be available through its Redsn0w tool, which is preferred by some for its familiar interface, but Absinthe is increasingly becoming popular because of its interface and edgy design.
How to use Absinthe 2.0
The process to jailbreak your iPhone using the tool is simple. Just download the tool from either of the two download links above depending upon the version of your system. Then run the Absinthe 2.0 tool on your system. Connect your device to the system while it is still running and ensure that Absinthe detects your device and it should be at Home Screen. Do not go to the DFU mode. Now click “jailbreak “and wait for the completion of the process. It would seem like the phone is going for a restore (you could additionally take a backup if you want to keep all data doubly safe). When jailbreak is completed you will see the Cydia icon displayed on your home screen. You should open it and it will prepare you for the first use. In these simple steps you have successfully got an iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak untethered.