Absinthe Jailbreak for iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Released [Download Links]
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 before using Absinthe! This is an early release jailbreak and could have some bugs to iron out still.
Download Absinthe A5
A Linux version will be released shortly and we’ll update when links are available.
Not sure what to do? Read our guide on how to jailbreak iPad 2 or iPhone 4S with Absinthe for iOS 5.0.1, it’s very easy.
Specific compatibility with Absinthe is as follows:
- iPhone 4S: iOS 5.0 (9A334) and both builds of iOS 5.0.1 (9A405, 9A406)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi, GSM, CDMA: iOS 5.0.1
Again, this is for A5 CPU hardware only, other devices can jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 with Redsn0w.
The Dev Team warns iPhone 4S users who want a software unlock to stay on iOS 5.0 or build 9A405 of iOS 5.0.1. There is no expected release of an accompanying software unlock.