For a few minutes this morning, a working version of Comex’s much anticipated Jailbreakme 3.0 hack was leaked to the web, allowing users who visited a special site on MobileSafari to jailbreak their iPad 2s running iOS 4.3.3.
The leak’s since been taken down, but it was confirmed to work by multiple users to be a working jailbreak, and Cydia is now working on multiple iPad 2s through the userland exploit.
Here’s how the process worked:
Step 1: Launch Mobile Safari and navigate over to this URL.
Step 2: Once you’ve done that, Safari should automatically close, that’s completely normal. You should now see a Cydia icon on your Home Screen, with a progress bar, much like any other official app while it’s downloading.
Step 3: Once the Cydia icon disappears, reboot your device. Once it powers back up, which could take a little bit longer than usual, your iPad 2 should be jailbroken.
Unfortunately, the exploit has now been removed from circulation, but this confirms one thing: Comex’s iPad 2 Jailbreak works, and it’s just this close to release. Maybe it’s Comex’s 4th of July present to all of us?