Jailbreak iPhone 4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 (Untethered Jailbreak)

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Jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 (Untethered Jailbreak)

Tutorial: How-to Jailbreak iPhone4 using Absinthe 2.0 Guide.

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OPTIONAL Steps (You dont need to do this if you dont want to Backup & Restore):

  1. Backup your iPhone4 by right-clicking on the iPhone4-name on iTunes → Backup
  2. Once your backup is complete return to iPhone4 → Settings → General → Reset → Erase all Content and Settings. This step is optional if only you want to make the jailbreak process much faster.


How-to Jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

Jailbreak iPhone4 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

Jailbreak iPhone4 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPhone4 with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPhone4 jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Mac:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPhone4 model.
  2. Verify your installed iOS version: make sure that the version is 5.1.1 (9B206)
  3. Download Absinthe 2.0 for Mac
  4. ALWAYS create backup of the device to prevent any data loss

Step-by-step how-to jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

  • Double click absinthe-mac-2.0.dmg to mount and drag the Absinthe application to your desktop.

  • Double click to launch the Absinthe application from your desktop.

  • As requested, please plug the iPhone4 into the computer through the USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    Absinthe 2.0 iPhone4 Jailbreak

  • As soon as iPhone4 plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version. Click Jailbreak button to begin.

    Jailbreak button Absinthe 2.0
  • Then, absinthe will be trying to jailbreak your iPhone4 within several processes: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete.
  • When Absinthe 2.0 has finished jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on iPhone4, it will say Done.

    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Done

  • Now you will see Cydia app on iPhone4.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 on Mac by using Absinthe 2.0!



How-to Jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows


Jailbreak iPhone4 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

Jailbreak iPhone4 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPhone4 with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPhone4 jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Windows:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPhone4 model.
  2. Verify your installed iOS version: make sure that the version is 5.1.1 (9B206)
  3. Download Absinthe 2.0 for Windows
  4. ALWAYS create backup of the device to prevent any data loss

Step-by-step how-to jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

  • Open absinthe-win-2.0.zip and extract the content to Desktop.
    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak on Windows
  • Double click absinthe-win-2.0.exe and it will open a new black window with bunch text commands and automatically created a new folder called absinthe-win-2.0 when the command prompt window disappear.

    Open absinthe-win-2.0 folder and double click absinthe.exe inside the folder.

  • As requested, please plug the iPhone4 into the computer through USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    Absinthe 2.0 Plug-in iPhone4 to Jailbreak

  • As soon as iPhone4 plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version. Click Jailbreak button to begin.

    Jailbreak iPhone4 Absinthe 2.0 Windows
  • Then, absinthe will be trying to jailbreak your iPhone4 in several processes: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete.
  • Once Absinthe 2.0 has finished jailbreaking the iPhone4, it will say Done.

    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak iPhone4 Windows Almost Done

  • Now you should see Cydia app on your iPhone4 home screen.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 on Windows by using Absinthe 2.0!

Watch Tutorial How-to Jailbreak iPhone using Absinthe 2.0

If you have problem while doing jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 on Windows or jailbreak iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 on Mac, please read the instruction again. Make sure that you follow the intruction carefully and then repeat the steps again.

For those who still have problem while jailbreaking iPhone4, write your problem on the comment form below along with detailed information such as device model, iOS version, Computer Operating System, Absinthe 2.0 version, any installed antivirus, iTunes version as well as the error message, along with other necessary information.

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