Jailbreaking iPad 2 running on the iOS 5.1 Firmware is now possible, thanks to the Absinthe tool. The untethered jailbreak has become possible as the Absinthe tool went online. Ever since the iOS 5.1 released, the iPad users were struggling to jailbreak (untethered) their devices but they hadn’t gotten any special tool to do so. With Absinthe 0.4 for Windows, you can jailbreak all of the iPad models including WiFi, 3G, GSM and CDMA models. That means you don’t have to find any other tool for different models as this tool works for all the models mentioned above.
To Jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 5.1 on Windows, you need to follow the guide given below. First, you need to grab the latest version of the Absinthe tool and then you can proceed to the steps. Be sure to follow all the steps accurately for the highest chances of successful jailbreak. Here are the tools and the steps involved in the process of jailbreaking iPad 2. The steps given below are for Windows OS only. Therefore, you should do it only on a Windows-based PC.
Steps To Jailbreak IPad 2 On IOS 5.1 For Windows
First of all, get the Absinthe 0.4 for Windows from here. It’s an archive file so you will need a software like WinRAR or WinZIP to extract files from it.
After downloading the file, extract the contents from it to any folder on your PC.
When the process of extracting is done, just launch the Absinthe tool. Make sure that you open it with administrative privileges. To do so, just right-click on it and select Run as administrator.
Plug-in your iPad 2 using the cable to your PC when the Absinthe tool is running. It will instantly display that your device is connected and is recognized. Once it’s done, you can move to the next step.
Click on the Jailbreak button given on the tool interface. When you do that, the progress bar will move ahead, and it shows that the jailbreaking process is running.
After the process completes, your iPad 2 will reboot and on your home screen, you will find an Absinthe icon. Just tap it and you will see the GreenPois0n website on your device screen. The iPad 2 will then automatically reboot, and once it starts up, you will find the Cydia installed on it.
Your iPad 2 has successfully been jailbroken and from now on, you can install various apps from the Cydia installer and can access the system files which were forbidden before jailbreak.