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

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Tutorial: How-to Jailbreak iPhone4S using Absinthe 2.0 Guide.

Quicklinks:

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

  1. Backup your iPhone4S by right-clicking on the iPhone4S-name on iTunes → Backup
  2. Once your backup is complete return to iPhone4S → 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 iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

Jailbreak iPhone4S 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

Jailbreak iPhone4S 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPhone 4S with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPhone 4S jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Mac:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S into the computer through the USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    Absinthe 2.0 iPhone 4S Jailbreak

  • As soon as iPhone 4S plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version. Click Jailbreak button to begin.

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<li> Then, absinthe will be trying to jailbreak your iPhone 4S within several processes: <strong>beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete</strong>.
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<li> When <strong>Absinthe 2.0</strong> has finished jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on iPhone 4S, it will say Done.
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  • Now you will see Cydia app on iPhone4S.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 on Mac by using Absinthe 2.0!



How-to Jailbreak iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows


Jailbreak iPhone4S 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

Jailbreak iPhone4S 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPhone 4S with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPhone 4S jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Windows:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S into the computer through USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    Absinthe 2.0 Plug-in iPhone 4S to Jailbreak

  • As soon as iPhone 4S plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version. Click Jailbreak button to begin.

    Jailbreak iPhone 4S Absinthe 2.0 Windows
  • Then, absinthe will be trying to jailbreak your iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S, it will say Done.

    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak iPhone 4S Windows Almost Done

  • Now you should see Cydia app on your iPhone 4S home screen.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1 on Windows or jailbreak iPhone 4S 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 iPhone 4S, 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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