How To Jailbreak iPad 2 / iPhone 4S On Windows With Absinthe


by admin on January 22, 2012

As we updated that Absinthe for Windows users has been released. Unlike the cInject, you don’t need to write commands to jailbreak your device. Its just like the Mac version updated for Windows OS. All you need to do is to connect your device with your computer and run Absinthe and press jailbreak button. Let us follow the guide to jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Windows with Absinthe.

Before you jailbreak… :

  • iPad 2 users (CDMA, WiFi and 3G) must be on iOS 5.0.1 to get the untethered jailbreak. If you are not on iOS 5.0.1, you better upgrade it now before its too late.
  • iPhone 4S users: If you need unlock for 4S device, you have to be on iOS 5.0 while if you are not dependent on the unlock then its recommended to be on iOS 5.0.1.

How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 On Windows with Greenpois0n Absinthe:

STEP 1: Download Absinthe for Windows. Its a compressed file. You have to extract and run it. You must also connect your iPhone 4s / iPad 2 device with your computer.

STEP 2: Now click on the “Jailbreak” button.

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STEP 3: Absinthe will perform few steps by it self. You need to relax and do not try to interrupt it. Once its done, it will show you an almost done message.

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STEP 4: Now find the “Absinthe” icon on your Springboard and tap it to complete the jailbreak process.

If you get a configuration error, you need to go to your Settings app and then Network > VPN and enable it.

STEP 5: After that you device will reboot. After that you will see Cydia on your device.


If you are a Mac user, you can find Absinthe download and how to guide by checking the following link:

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  • Jay

    Still not working for me. The whole process starts and get to where the ipad reboots and the system files are being transfered and then when it gets to about 60% done the program crashes. I have tried this 3 times now with the same results.
    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: absinthe.exe
    Application Version:
    Application Timestamp: 4f1b1980
    Fault Module Name: absinthe.exe
    Fault Module Version:
    Fault Module Timestamp: 4f1b1980
    Exception Code: c0000005
    Exception Offset: 00012c4c
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.
    Locale ID: 1033
    Additional Information 1: 0a9e
    Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
    Additional Information 3: 0a9e
    Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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  • Jay

    Tried again on another computer running windows vista and get the exact same results. The program crashes when about 60% done. WT.???

    • Jay

      Fixed the problem of jailbreaking. Needed to extract the program and DATA files in same folder. Now the jailbreak program worked. Did notice that now the ibook does not sync with the books and the library on the iPad is empty. Will not put the books on the iPad.

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