As many of you already know, more than a million of you to be exact, the wait for an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0.0 or 5.0.1 as well as the iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 is now over. And if you had any illusion that the iPhone Jailbreak community was small, think again. In the first day, the iPhone was jailbroken using the Absinthe Jailbreak tool over a million times! If you think that a million times on the first day is impressive, that amount could have been much much higher had the Absinthe tool been available for Windows and not just Mac on the first day! That’s right, Mac users got the the Absinthe Jailbreak tool first and the the rest of us Windows shlubs came after.
Jailbreaking your A5 equipped iPhone 4S could no be any easier than just the long wait it takes to let the process run while you wait. All you need to do is make sure you sync your iPhone to your computer and do a backup (right click on your iPhone listed on the left column), after that download the Absinthe Jailbreak tool to your desktop, unpack, and run it! That’s it really. The process takes forever to complete, more than 10 minutes so make sure you leave yourself plenty time to wait. Do not touch the device. Sit there and start thinking about what you are going to download first from Cydia. After the process is done, you will have an Absinthe icon on your iPhone screen (somewhere, scroll a few pages and find it). Click the cool Absinthe tool logo (Greenpois0n) and it will install Cydia for you.
Make sure you follow the onscreen directions. It is seriously that easy. Even still, you do this at your own risk and Mobility Digest and anyone else for that matter isn’t responsible. Then open Cydia and start shopping.
Huge thanks to the Chronic Development Team and all those involved!
[CultOfMac via Redmond Pie]