Update on iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak For iPad2,4


iPad 2 users probably know by now that Absinthe 2.0.x released few days back by iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak team does not support the $399 iPad 2 Wi-Fi only model (iPad2,4).

The good news is that the jailbreak team is working hard to add support for iPad2,4 to Absinthe 2.0 – the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak.

iOS hacker – planetbeing tweeted:

Need someone with an iPad2,4, can upload 200 MB quickly, knowledge of FTP. Send screenshot of Absinthe not working for confirmation.

He quickly got a response from a iPad2,4 user.

i have Mac OS and Ubuntu 12.04 on virtual machine can get windows 7 if needed pic.twitter.com/Yg5ELcO6

Now that they have access to the device, it remains to be seen, how much time it will take to add support for iPad2,4 model to Absinthe.
As always, we’ll let you know if there are any further updates.

Tip: You can follow these simple steps to find out if you own an iPad2,4:

  • Download the free linpack app from the App Store (direct iTunes link)
  • Launch the app and on the Home screen, it should display your iPad’s model number as seen below:
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