Working iPad 2 Jailbreak Leaked… Then Quickly Pulled!

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?

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  • JBG_Design

    The site still seems to be working again…http://ipad2jailbreakpdf.weebly.com/

  • JBG_Design

    It looks like the original link is no longer working, but the new one does. I downloaded it just in case this one gets pulled too!

  • Xavier

    I was there before they take the website down and no ipad2 PDF was listed.  Others pdf works beautiful.

  • Manny Vallellanes

    The Userland Jailbreak that was leaked is actually a Beta version of the JailBreak, comex apperently posted it yesterday, and took it down quite quickly. Obviously not before someone took it and then leaked it, I would recommend to wait for the actual release.  

  • Damjan Hristov

    Anyone tried it? Is it  working okey!?!?

  • appledrunk

    Very cool, finally! Final should be online very soon.

    http://appledrunk.com/jailbrea

  • Ronald Epstein

    All PDF links no longer work.  Can someone repost when there is one that works?  I have iPad 4.3 but wondering if I should upgrade to 4.3.3 or just wait to see what comes up.  

  • Aris Fragkiadakis ?

    It is around the corner for 4.3.3 too :) can’t wait !

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