The newly released Apple’s handset, the iPhone 4S, can be jailbroken on both iOS 5.0 and iOS 5.0.1 firmware untethered. On the other hand, the iPad 2 can only be untethered jailbroken on iOS 5.0.1.
Before you start, make sure that you have updated your device and created a backup so that you can restore your apps, photos, media, contacts and everything. Also unlock your device by typing the passcode if necessary.
STEP 1: Download CLI Absinthe for Windows and Mac OS X from here.
STEP 2: Unzip the folder named cinject_0.4.3 into the system folder, i.e. C:\.
STEP 3: Now go to the start menu, click on run and type in cmd.exe.
TEP 4: In the command window, type: CD C:\cinject_0.4.3 as shown to get into the required folder.
STEP 5: You’ll now need to execute CLI. Do this by typing: cinject.exe -i payloads/jailbreak.mobileconfig
STEP 6: Now execute cinject.exe -j payloads and wait for the backup.
STEP 7: Finally execute the command cinject.exe -w.
STEP 8: Get in your device and tap on Absinthe icon to get your jailbreak done in few minutes.
- For FATAL(_LINE_) error, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content And Settings. Then do the procedure all over again.
- For Camera Roll error: You can simply fix this error by rerunning the jailbreak on the A5 device.
- For error establishing database connection : You can fix “error establishing a database connection” message by going to Settings > General > Network > VPN > ON. Now try again and you won’t receive this message.