How To Jailbreak iPad 2 using Absinthe!

The iPad 2 Jailbreak has been a long time coming, but it’s finally here and you can make use of the exploit on your iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 now and here is how to do it!

Before you perform any Jailbreak make sure you back up your iPad 2 with iTunes, also make sure you understand the risks of Jailbreaking before you continue.

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Instructions how to Jailbreak iPad 2

  1. This how to is to Jailbreak an iPad 2 using the Absinthe exploit on a Windows PC, a Mac tutorial is on the way.
  2. First download the latest version of Absinthe for Windows here.
  3. Launch the downloaded Absinth program on your PC. A window will appeat prompting you to connect your iPad 2 to your PC. Before this however, make sure you clear any VPN details and passwords you may have saved.
  4. Click on the ‘Jailbreak’ button
  5. Absinthe will now begin to Jailbreak your device and will cycle through various steps. Just hold tight and enjoy the ride.
  6. Once the Jailbreak is almost done, you will be prompted to go to the ‘Absinthe’ jailbreak icon on your iPad 2 and press it.
  7. If the server is not running you will get an error. If this happens head in to settings and switch on your VPN. You will get another error and your iPad 2 will reboot.
  8. Upon restarting after the reboot you will find your iPad 2 is now Jailbroken and has Cydia installed!
  9. All done! Now enjoy your iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak!
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