What is Jailbreaking? Jailbreaking is done on an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad so that the users of said hardware can download certain third-party apps and software-based additions otherwise denied by Apple. The content this process allows iDevices to use includes the following: application, operating system extensions, packages that include additional…
This post will walk you through the simple steps required to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 (UNTETHERED) and the best part is that thanks to the new version of Redsn0w, you can be Jailbroken in a matter of minutes! Steps (for Mac and PC users who aren’t Jailbroken already):
Today, the Chronic Dev Team released Absinthe v2.0 – the first 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak since iOS 5.0.1! The new utility also includes support for Apple’s latest A5 (iPhone 4S, iPad 2) and A5X (3rd-generation iPad) devices. First, before we begin, You Will Need the following: An A5X (3rd-gen iPad), A5…
By now, most of you are probably familiar with the Untethered Jailbreak situation for iOS 5.1 and 5.1.1. Since the release of iOS 5.1 more than two months ago, most members of the Jailbreak community were left wondering when an Untethered Jailbreak will be released.
This is the eighty-seventh episode of my series titled BestTechInfo and Rumors! In this episode I discuss iOS 5.1.1 and 5.1 untethered Jailbreak news, various possibilities for iCloud, iOS 6, downgrading from 5.1.1 and more! Links to the articles discussed in this episode:
Jailbreak 5.1.1 tutorial Today the iPhone Dev Team updated Redsn0w to include iOS 5.1.1 support. It’s no long required to “trick” Redsn0w in to Jailbreaking 5.1.1 by pointing it at the iOS 5.1 IPSW. While the utility has been updated, note that it’s still a tethered Jailbreak and that it’s…
Yesterday brought a few very interesting iOS 5.1 Jailbreak updates, pod2g revealed that he has achieved an untethered Jailbreak on the 3rd-generation iPad running 5.1. Additionally, he was planning on testing the Jailbreak on 5.1.1 and revealed that a release is still “weeks away”.
Following pod2g’s Tweet from earlier today, in which he announced the iOS 5.1 untethered Jailbreak is now compatible with the third-generation iPad, he posted a video (embedded below) to back up his claims.