Jailbreak

Jailbreaking is a process of software modification that removes many limitations on iOS software. Typically achieved with the help of a third party jailbreak application, it is generally best suited for advanced users who know what they’re doing and why they want to jailbreak.

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Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Updated to v0.2 [Download Links]

Jan 21, 2012 - 82 Comments
GreenPois0n Absinthe A5 Jailbreak

The Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 jailbreak utility for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5 has been updated to version 0.2, and now includes a Windows release alongside the Mac OS X version. In addition to bringing the jailbreak to Windows PC’s, the new version aims to resolve some of the earlier database problems, white … Read More

Fix “Error Establishing Database a Connection” When Using Absinthe

Jan 20, 2012 - 85 Comments
Error Establishing a database connection in Absinthe jailbreak

Some users with the new Greenpois0n Absinthe jailbreak for A5 hardware are encountering a database error when they are at the end of their jailbreak and trying to launch Absinthe on the device itself. If you see the “Error establishing a database connection” at this stage in the process, it’s easy to fix: Launch “Settings” … Read More

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 with Absinthe

Jan 20, 2012 - 128 Comments
Absinthe Jailbreak for iPhone 4S

The newly released and highly anticipated Absinthe A5 jailbreak is the first public jailbreak for iPhone 4S users and the first jailbreak for iPad 2 with iOS 5. If you’ve been waiting for an untethered jailbreak for either device with iOS 5, this is it, and it’s very easy to use. Absinthe is compatible with … Read More

Absinthe Jailbreak for iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Released [Download Links]

Jan 20, 2012 - 62 Comments
Absinthe Jailbreak

The hotly anticipated jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 is finally here, providing an untethered jailbreak for either A5-based device running iOS 5.0.1. Put together by the Chronic Dev Team who are known for making Greenpois0n, the utility is called Absinthe A5 and it is hot off the presses. Backup your iPhone or iPad … Read More

Install iOS 5 on iPhone 3G & 2G or iPod Touch 1G/2G with Whited00r 5

Jan 19, 2012 - 70 Comments
Whited00r 5.1 brings iOS 5 to iPhone 3G

Have an older generation iPhone 3G or 2G? If so, you’re stuck on older legacy iOS versions with limited features and sluggish speeds. But not anymore with Whited00r, which installs a custom iOS build on the device to help bring it into the modern age. Whited00r 5.1 is basically an unofficial custom made iOS build … Read More

Fix iBooks Crashing on iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak with Redsn0w 0.9.10b4 [Download Links]

Jan 16, 2012 - 25 Comments
Redsnow

An updated version of the redsn0w jailbreak utility has been made available to resolve a prominent bug with iBooks and also includes other minor bugfixes that could cause crashing. Versioned as Redsn0w 0.9.10b4, the new release continues to be an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 for the iPhone 4 & 3GS, iPod touch 3rd & … Read More

Fix an iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo During Boot

Jan 11, 2012 - 97 Comments
iPhone detected in Recovery from DFU

Occasionally through the standard iOS upgrade process, but most commonly when jailbreaking, the iPhone can reboot and get stuck on the Apple logo at boot. This basically looks like the “” against a white or black screen. Turning the phone on and off generally doesn’t help, as you’ll be continuously stopped at the white Apple … Read More

iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Coming As Soon As Next Week

Jan 3, 2012 - 27 Comments
iPhone 4S jailbreak is coming soon

The highly anticipated jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 is coming as soon as next week, according to a recent tweet from the hacker pod2g, who is working on the project. The comment suggested a hurdle for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2’s A5 processor has been overcome, and stated that … Read More

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 and Preserve Unlocked Baseband for iPhone 4 & 3GS

Dec 31, 2011 - 27 Comments
PwnageTool

If you’ve maintained old iPhone baseband in order to utilize carrier unlocks, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 and jailbreak untethered the iPhone while preserving the unlockable baseband. The procedure is done by using the newest version of PwnageTool 5.0.1, and if you’re familiar with past versions of … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for Apple TV iOS 4.4.4 with Seas0nPass

Dec 30, 2011 - 40 Comments
Seas0nPass for Apple TV 4.4.4

If you’ve been holding off on the Apple TV 2 4.4.4 update for an untethered jailbreak, you can now update the device without worry. A new version of Seas0npass has been released to to untether the Apple TV’s unique iOS 4.4.4 build, the tool remains extremely easy to use and supports most of the 3rd … Read More

Redsn0w 0.9.10b3 Jailbreak Released with Bug Fixes [Download Links]

Dec 29, 2011 - 17 Comments
redsnow

Another day another version of redsn0w is released… Redsn0w 0.9.10b3 includes a bug fix that caused some apps to not be able to run after the jailbreak was completed. I didn’t run into any problems on an iPhone 4, but if you did encounter any issues with apps crashing with the prior redsn0w jailbreak then … Read More

Untether an Existing Tethered iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak with Corona

Dec 27, 2011 - 28 Comments
Corona Untether for iOS 5.0.1

A new tool has been released that untethers existing tethered jailbreaks for iOS 5.0.1. This means that if you are using a tethered jailbreak right now, you can download a free package from Cydia to untether your jailbreak and never have to boot with redsn0w assistance again. The package is called Corona and it’s very … Read More

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