As the Absinthe untethered jailbreak for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S have launched by the Chronic Dev Team with the latest exploit of Pod2G. The tool has been started making rounds of the web, and appears to be the coolest jailbreak tweak ever, but in addition to its awesome work. It appears some users are facing critical issues on their devices while jailbreaking the device on iOS 5.0.1 with Absinthe.

As we have already done the jailbreaking procedure on our devices to come up with the proper video guides for jailbreaking iPad 2 and iPhone 4S with Absinthe. We have faced all the issues on the devices. Therefore, we have noted all the known facts you may face during jailbreaking your device with Absinthe on iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.


  • Camera roll pictures deleted after jailbreak!

Yes, it happens. Always backup your data before running the jailbreak tool.

  • Corona A5 loads on device during jailbreaking.

Not sure why but according to the Chronic Dev Team members, this is requires in order for the jailbreak to be triggered.

  • Device gets stuck at ‘waiting for reboot’

Just reboot your device manually and you’ll be good to go.