How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPad 2 5.0.1 iOS Using Absinthe For Mac

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It's here, the moment we have all been waiting for. Follow this guide to learn how to jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 using Absinthe for Mac.

How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S

Absinthe for Mac has been developed by the Chronic Dev Team and it brings with it the iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.0.1 developed by Pod2g along with MuscleNerd, Planetbeing and Posixninja.

iPhone 4S owners who wish to unlock their iPhones should remain on iOS 5.0 if they have not yet made the mistake of upgrading to iOS 5.0.1. An unlock for iPhone 4S on iOS 5.0 is being developed and it is very likely that higher basebands released with iOS 5.0.1 may not be supported by it.

Absinthe for Mac is a by far the easiest way to jailbreak your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1. You will just need to plug the device in and click on the jailbreak button. Rest of the procedure will be done automatically. Before you begin don't forget to make a backup of your device in iTunes.

At this point in time, Absinthe for Mac is only available. The developers assure us that Windows and Linux version of this jailbreak tool will be made available soon, so just stay tuned for the release.

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  • Bubbler

    Didn’t work for me – gets to the final step (tells you to unlock your phone and press the jailbreak button on the home screen) – but there is no button on any home screen to press. :-(