iPad 2 jailbreak is now a matter of few minutes, you can jailbreak ipad 2 by following the steps below using the latest ipad2 Absinthe jailbreak released by Chronic Dev Team. The procedure is same for both Windows and Mac operating system. These step wise guide is also applicable for iPhone 4S jailbreak.
Before starting the Absinthe A5 jailbreak please check that your iPad 2 is running on ios 5.0.1, if your iPad 2 is not running the above ios 5.0.1 you can download the latest iOS from this page and upgrade using iTunes or directly from Settings —-> General —-> Software Updates.
Before you start the ipad2 jailbreak Absinthe I recommend you to backup your SHSH blobs using TinyUmbrella ( Windows Mac ) so that if jailbreak fails at least you can restore your device baseband to restore to previous iOS version. Also it is recommended to backup using iTunes on your computer or on iCloud.
Below are the steps to jailbreak iPad 2 Untethered using Absinthe.
Step 2: Once the file is downloaded double click the same to extract the downloaded zip file on to your hard drive. Now open the Absinthe application by double clicking or right click and select open as Administrator.
Step 3: Now connect iPad 2 to the computer via USB (Remove if you have set any pass codes or VPN settings)
Step 4: You will see below screen with your ipad 2 iOS version information just click Jailbreak button to begin the jailbreak process.
Step 5: Jailbreak process will start and will go through different messages on the screen in the following sequence:
a. Sending initial data
b. waiting for reboot
c. waiting for device to finish booting
d. Preparing jailbreak data
e. Finally Sending payload data.
Step 6: The last message will be ‘Almost done’, Just unlock the screen if necessary, then tap the Jailbreak icon to finish.
Step 7: You will see Absinthe icon on your iPad 2 springboard, tap it to complete jailbreak process (first make sure your WiFi is enabled and connected). Now Absinthe will connect to server and download the Cydia.
Last Step: May be you get a configuration error and after about a minute your device will reboot with Cydia on the Springboard!
Enjoy Your ipad 2 device is now jailbroken untethered.