Jailbreak iPod Touch iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 (Untethered Jailbreak)

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Tutorial: How-to Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G by right-clicking on the iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G-name on iTunes → Backup
  2. Once your backup is complete return to iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G → 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Mac

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Mac:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G into the computer through the USB cable.

    Absinthe 2.0 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G JailbreakApple USB Data Cable
  • As soon as iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G, it will say Done.

    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Done

  • Now you will see Cydia app on iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 on Mac by using Absinthe 2.0!



How-to Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows


Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 on Windows

If you wish to jailbreak other device model or iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G with different iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak section.

To ensure that you perform iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G jailbreak correctly, you should verify the following requirements.

REQUIREMENTS of jailbreaking iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 on Windows:

  1. Verify your iPhone model, make sure that it is exactly iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G into the computer through USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    Absinthe 2.0 Plug-in iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G to Jailbreak

  • As soon as iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version. Click Jailbreak button to begin.

    Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G Absinthe 2.0 Windows
  • Then, absinthe will be starting to jailbreak your iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G, it will say Done.

    Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G Windows Done

  • Now you should see Cydia app on your iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G home screen.

    Cydia app Absinthe 2.0

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 on Windows by using Absinthe 2.0!

If you have problem while doing jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G iOS 5.1.1 on Windows or jailbreak iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G 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 iPodTouch 3G | iPodTouch 4G, 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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