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How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe

Absinthe 2.0.1 can jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.1.1 untethered. These are the steps to jailbreak iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS iOS 5.1.1 untethered with Absinthe 2.0.2. Absinthe 2.0.2 is an untethered jailbreak for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 5.1.1, developed by the Chronic Dev-Team.

Hit the jump for detailed step-by-step instructions to jailbreak iPhone 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2…

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  • Absinthe 2.0.2 supports iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS.
  • Absinthe 2.0.1 Works with iOS 5.1.1 only.
  • If your iPhone is already tethered jailbroken on iOS 5.1.1, simply install “Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 Untether” from Cydia to achieve iOS 5.1.1 untether.
  • UltraSn0w or Gevey SIM unlockers should stay away from iOS 5.1.1. You should use Sn0wbreeze 2.9.5 or wait for the RedSn0w update and create custom firmware to preserve your iPhone baseband.

Let’s jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.2…

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.2


Download Absinthe 2.0.2
Download iOS 5.1.1

Connect your iPhone to iTunes and take a backup of your personal stuff. Make sure you’ve read the IMPORTANT part above and you’ve updated your iPhone to iOS 5.1.1.

Step 1

Windows Users:
Extract the downloaded Absinthe archive;
Double click the absinthe-win-2.0.exe;
A new folder named absinthe-win-2.0;
Open this new folder and launch absinthe.exe.

Mac Users:
Double click to mount the downloaded dmg and drag the Absinthe application to your desktop;
Now launch the Absinthe application from your desktop.

Step 2

Make sure to remove any Passcode and VPN settings that you have in place on your iPhone;
As prompted, Connect your iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS to your computer via USB cable;
Click the Jailbreak button.

Step 3

Absinthe jailbreak process is completely automated. There is no user input required after hitting the jailbreak button. Absinthe will complete the jailbreak process all itself. During the jailbreak process a progress bar will appear and your iPhone may appear to be restoring from backup, that’s fine. Just have patience, do not disconnect your iPhone and let the jailbreak process complete.

Absinthe will prompt your upon completion of the jailbreak process. That’s it! have fun with the newly added Cydia icon on your jailbroken iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS running iOS 5.1.1.

Also checkout:
How to: Jailbreak iOS 7
How to: jailbreak iOS 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4
How to: Jailbreak iOS 6.1
How to: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1
How to: Jailbreak iOS 4.2.1

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