How To Install Siri On The iPad 2 [Video]


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Thanks to the newly-released Absinthe untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, you can finally get Siri up and running on Apple’s latest tablet. The process isn’t an easy one, as you will need to set up your own SiriProxy server and edit your iPad’s filesystem.

If you have the time and stamina to get Siri up and running on the iPad 2, you’ll be able to take advantage of all the voice assistant goodness that’s available on the iPhone 4S. You’ll also be able to install other jailbreak tweaks to enhance Siri’s functionality.

Jeff of iDownloadBlog walks through getting Siri up and running on a jailbroken iPad 2:

Check out iDB’s full post for more detailed steps. You’ll need to install the Spire jailbreak tweak and have a SiriProxy server running on either your Mac or a separate machine. You’ll need to be on the same network as your proxy server for Siri to work, and there’s a chance that you could brick your iPad if you don’t follow Jeff’s steps exactly. Make sure that you have a recent iCloud or iTunes backup ready in case you need to restore your iPad 2.