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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Posted January 21, 2012 at 9:20pm by iClarified · 399716 views
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These are instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4S using Absinthe for Windows.

Warning***: Before you continue make sure to do a backup of your device in iTunes as you may lose your Camera Roll during this process.



Step One
Download the latest version of Absinthe from here.

Step Two
Double click to extract the downloaded archive and launch the Absinthe application.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Step Three
As prompted, connect your iPhone 4S to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you've previously set.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Step Four
Click the Jailbreak button to begin
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Step Five
The application will take you through several steps of the jailbreak: Sending initial data, waiting for reboot, waiting for device to finish booting, Preparing jailbreak data, and Sending payload data.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Step Six
You will be informed that the jailbreak is 'Almost done'.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

Step Seven
On your device, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete your jailbreak. It could be on any homescreen.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

If the server is down and you get an Error establishing a database connection message then tap the Settings icon on your springboard and turn on VPN.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]

You will get a configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot with Cydia on the Springboard!
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using Absinthe (Windows) [5.0, 5.0.1]
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Jerry Henson
Jerry Henson - February 15, 2013 at 4:52pm
Will the Absenthe icon go away from the homescreen automatically or will I have to remove it? Any precautions in doing this?
sal
sal - October 24, 2012 at 6:16pm
i jailbreak my iphone 4s 5.0.1, but i don't see cydia???
inspiresme
inspiresme - May 9, 2012 at 3:53pm
I'm in Beijing, China. The VPN isn't connecting. iPhone 4s, 5.0.1. Needing details. How to get the JailBreak to complete?
Singh
Singh - May 3, 2012 at 8:19am
First thanks for the JB. Now Im facing a couple of issues: 1) Reminders icon on the springboard has turned white. 2) Unable to make & recieve calls, phone hangs on calling. How to fix both these issues?
Faith
Faith - April 23, 2012 at 6:50am
Hi, just got my hands on iphone 4S version 5.0.1(9A406) and my itunes is currently on 10.5.3.3. my question is do i need to update itunes to latest version to use this Absinthe Jailbreak or just go ahead and follow the above instructions.. please help!!! thank you!
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