This is a very big day for the jailbreak community. Today after a very long we enter a phase where all iDevices can be given Untethered Jailbreak using various tools available for free. Surely the iPhone Dev Team and the Chronic Dev Team have done a great job. Earlier we had reported how to jailbreak your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 on Mac using the tool Absinthe.
While the Absinthe tool is exclusively Mac based Windows users were left to wait for a Windows version of the said tool. Now to the delight of Windows users they can also Jailbreak their device Untethered using the CLI ( Command Link Interface ).
CLI, is another tool released by the iPhone Dev Team which can be downloaded for the Windows as well as the Mac computers.
Compatible devices :
- iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 (9A334) and 5.0.1 (9A405 and 9A406)
- All models of the iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 (9A405).
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Untethered On Windows Using CLI :
Step 1 : Download CLI Absinthe for Windows and Mac OS X from here.
Step 2 : Extract the foler named cinject_0.4.3 into the C:/ of your computer.
Step 3 : Now go to Start and click on Run and type cmd.exe
Step 4 : Connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to the Windows computer using U.S.B cable
Step 5 : In the command line type CD C:cinject_0.4.3 to get int the desired folder. For reference see the image below.
Step 6 : Now execute ‘cinject –i payloads/jailbreak.mobileconfig’ by typing it on the screen and wait for the backup file to load.
Step 7 : Now you will see the Jailbreak screen on your device just click on Install and when it ask for VPN password tap on Next and click on Done.
Step 8 : Now once the process is complete execute the next command by typing ‘cinject.exe -j payloads‘, which jailbreak the device and points it to the system direction.
Step 9 : Now execute the command cinject.exe -w.
Step 10 : Now on your iPhone 4S Homescreen go to Settings > General > Network, and go to VPN Setting and toggle it On. You will see a ‘A configuration error occurred’ message just ignore and at this point your device will reboot,
Step 11 : Now go to your iDevice’s HomScreen and tap on the Absinthe Icon. The Greenpos0isn site will load and after that your device will reboot and you will see Cydia has replaced the Absinthe Icon. Some users are seeing the Cydia after the cinject.exe -w command, if you do so then there is no need to worry you can enjoy Cydia right away.
That’s it !! You have successfully jailbrokken your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 Untethered.
How to fix errors in the Jailbreak process :
- For FATAL(_LINE_) error : For FATAL(_LINE_) error, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content And Settings. Then do the procedure all over again.
- For Error In Database Connection : You can fix “error establishing a database connection” message by going to Settings > General > Network > VPN > ON. Now try again and you won’t receive this message.
- For Camera Roll Error : You can fix the Camera Roll error by following the steps given here.
For more information on how to Jailbreak your A4 device using Corona or redsn0w click here.
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