Absinthe Jailbreak Tool For iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Updated To Handle High Traffic Load

Absinthe Jailbreak Tool For iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Updated To Handle High Traffic Load

Hours after the initial version was released, the Chronic Dev Team has updated its Absinthe jailbreak tool with a way to handle the intense amount of strain that the Greenp0is0n servers have been receiving. The untethered iOS 5 jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 was released earlier today, and many have been unable to successfully install Cydia due to high traffic.

Hacker extraordinaire pod2g has updated his personal blog with info about Absinthe 0.1.2-2:

Chronic Dev Team has released a new build that’ll point the web clip to greenpois0n.com instead of the absinthe dedicated page.

This will handle better the workload.

Potential jailbreakers can download the new build of Absinthe from this direct link and try to jailbreak the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. The tool is still available for the Mac only. We’ll let you know when a Windows version is released.

If you’re having trouble installing Cydia with Absinthe, make sure you try this VPN trick. Otherwise, re-run Absinthe on your iOS devices until it works. The traffic should let up on the Chronic Dev Team’s servers eventually.

If you haven’t already, make sure to check out our tutorials for jailbreaking the iPhone 4S and jailbreaking the iPad 2 with Absinthe.

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  • Salvador Gutierrez

    Worked perfectly! My iPhone 4S was jailbroken easily this morning but my iPad 2 was being difficult.  The new build definitely makes things quicker :)

  • Crew Taylor

    if you are having problems… after installing the absinthe app on yur phone and it won’t do anything, try turning on vpn in settings, hope it works

  • Brandon

    I can’t even get the app to open on my computer. 

  • Madhav Kishore

    or you can try the vpn fix… scroll to 6:41 in http://youtu.be/B7btfYbCTZ4

  • Madhav Kishore

    It does work… the vpn tip is awesome.. i jus did it

  • Yudi Ciputra

    I can’t even execute absinthe on my mac. Please help. 

  • Dave Paget

     I dont think many people can, I think you currently need mac osx lion ?

  • Maybach

    sam problem with ipad2 but 4s worked just fine.

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