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How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Posted May 25, 2012 at 4:48pm by iClarified · 106267 views
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These are instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your iPod touch on iOS 5.1.1 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
Extract the downloaded archive.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Three
Double click the absinthe-win-2.0.exe file from the folder that was just extracted.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

This will create a new folder called absinthe-win-2.0.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Open the newly created folder and launch absinthe.exe.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Three
As prompted, connect your iPod touch to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you've previously set.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Four
Click the Jailbreak button to begin
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Five
The application will take you through several steps to jailbreak including: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete.
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How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1] How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Six
You will be informed that the jailbreak is 'Done'.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]

Step Seven
In a few moments you will notice Cydia appear on your Springboard!
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1] How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [5.1.1]


***If you have any problems please retry the procedure on a device cleanly restored to iOS 5.1.1 (Remember to backup before restoring)***
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jake
jake - April 7, 2013 at 10:02pm
what do i do if it said that it could not connect to lockdown
bossladii3
bossladii3 - September 20, 2012 at 10:25pm
so what do you do if the arrorws go away while doing the jailbreak on the ipod 5.1.1
Noura Al-jaafari
Noura Al-jaafari - January 20, 2013 at 10:01am
Jailbreak  wizard
Justin sanchez
Justin sanchez - August 27, 2012 at 6:05am
When you jailbreak your iPod 3rd gen and it messes up can you uninstalle it and take it to the apple store and get a new iPod touch
Raheim
Raheim - August 11, 2012 at 6:32am
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