Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe for Windows

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How-to Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.4 on Mac (Untethered Jailbreak)
Absinthe 2.0.4 for iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak

Tutorial: Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G using Absinthe 2.0.4



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How-to Jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.4 on Windows

To jailbreak other device model or other iOS version, see our How-to Jailbreak page.

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

REQUIREMENTS to jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0.4 on Windows:

  1. Verify your iPod Touch model, make sure that it is exactly iPodTouch 3G or 4G model.
  2. Verify your installed iOS version: make sure that the version is 5.1.1 (9B206)
  3. Download Absinthe 2.0.4 for Windows
  4. ALWAYS backup your data to prevent any data loss. Backup and restore your iPodTouch 3G/4G by right-clicking on the iPodTouch 3G/4G-name on iTunes left sidebar → Backup

    Right click iTunes click Backup

    Right click on iTunes then click Backup

Step-by-step how-to jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.4 on Windows

  • Open absinthe-win-2.0.4.zip and extract the content to Desktop.
    Absinthe 2.0.4 Jailbreak Windows
  • Double click absinthe-win-2.0.4.exe and it will open a new command prompt with lots of text commands and will automatically created a new folder called absinthe-win-2.0.4.

    Absinthe Command Prompt texts window

    Absinthe Opens a Command Prompt with bunch of texts

    Absinthe files Windows

    Open absinthe-win-2.0.4 folder and you will find absinthe.exe inside. Double click absinthe.exe to start jailbreak.

    Double click absinthe.exe to start Jailbreaking

    Double click absinthe.exe to start Jailbreaking

  • As requested, please plug the iPodTouch 3G/4G into the computer using 30-pin Apple’s USB cable.

    Apple USB Data Cable

    welcome absinthe 5.1.1 windows

    welcome absinthe 5.1.1 windows

  • As soon as iPodTouch 3G/4G plugged-in, Absinthe 2.0.4 will automatically identify your current device and also the installed iOS version on the device.
    Click Jailbreak button to begin.

    absinthe click to jailbreak windows

    absinthe click to jailbreak windows

  • Then, absinthe will be trying to jailbreak your iPodTouch 3G/4G in several processes: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete. During this process, you don’t need to do anything.
  • When Absinthe finished, you will see this screen.

    absinthe jailbreak done windows

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

    Cydia icon

Congratulations, you have successfully jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 on Windows by using Absinthe 2.0.4!

Watch Tutorial How-to Jailbreak iPod Touch using Absinthe 2.0.4

If you have problem while doing jailbreak iPodTouch 3G/4G iOS 5.1.1 on Windows, please read the instruction again. Make sure that you follow the instruction carefully and then repeat the steps again.

For those who still have problem while jailbreaking iPodTouch 3G/4G, write your problem on the comment form below along with detailed information such as device model, iOS version, Computer Operating System, Absinthe 2.0.4 version, any installed antivirus, iTunes version as well as the error message, along with other necessary information.

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