iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Released

by Mahesh Kukreja · 0 comments

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Good news for Apple jailbreakers. An untethered jailbreak has been released for iPhone 4S & iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1. iPhone 4S & iPad 2 boast an A5 CPU. After months of exploitation, iPhone hackers have finally released untethered jailbreak for A5 CPU.

Absinthe - iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak

‘Dream Team’ of iOS hackers including pod2g, p0sixninja, MuscleNerd, planetbeing, Saurik and many others have contributed to this new untethered jailbreak. This new untethered jailbreak is composed of complex combination of exploits-within-exploits.

iPhone 4S was released in October 2011. And iPad 2 was released about 10 months ago. iOS hackers have been able to jailbreak both these devices successfully now. Countless hours of effort has been put up by these hackers for the jailbreak.

The iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak is compatible with:

  • iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 or 5.0.1
  • iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1

iPhone 4S jailbroken

Three tools will be available for jailbreaking iPhone 4S & iPad 2 on iOS 5.0/5.0.1. These are:

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  • Absinthe – A GUI tool by Chronic Dev Team – [How To] Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 using Absinthe
  • CLI Tool– A command line interface tool by iPhone Dev Team
  • redsn0w – iPhone Dev Team’s GUI tool – This will be released some time later after CLI tool

There’s no news whether sn0wbreeze or PwnageTool will be released for jailbreaking iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5.0 & iOS 5.0.1. Stay tuned for more news & jailbreaking tutorials.

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