On 25th May, Greenp0ison released a new un-tethered version of the Absinthe that is capable of jailbreaking iOS 5.1.1 running Apple devices. Absinthe 2.0 is supported by virtually any iOS operating device that has A4 and A5 processors running inside and operated by iOS 5.1.1. Moreover, it is the first software to ever come that is capable of unlocking the new Apple’s iPad.
Some info about Absinthe 2.0
Absinthe 2.0 is the outcome of the teamwork of Chronic Dev Team and iPhone Dev Team. This jailbreaking software lets to access the system features of iOS devices more widely that are generally restricted by Apple. Consecutively, owners of the jailbroken iOS running devices are now able to download the applications that were previously unable to download due to the unavailability in the Apple’s App Store.
Compatible devices: Even though it functions on Apple devices that are operated by iOS 5.1.1 only, it is also supported by virtually any iDevice including iPad, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3rd and 4th generation of iPod Touch, and the 2nd generation of Apple TV. In the meantime, support for the new iPad 2 (8 GB edition) which equips a custom-made A5 chip will be available afterwards.
Using Absinthe 2.0
Absinthe 2.0 is one of the most easiest jailbreaks to use. Using Absinthe 2.0 has some simple steps needed to jailbreak the device. Using Absinthe to jailbreak the iPhone device needs creating a backup in iTunes first before proceeding to jailbreaking. For a faster jailbreaking, user should return to the device then go to Settings – General – Reset – Erase all Content and Settings. While the device is still connected to the computer, the user is ready to open the Absinthe, click the “Jailbreak” and wait for the process. After the device had been jailbroken, the backup files can be restored to the device and the user can now enjoy the jailbroken device.