The Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 Untether was just updated to version 1.0-2, and is now available for download in Cydia. This is the package that is installed on iOS devices that utilize the 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak, whether you obtained it via Absinthe, or via the Rocky Racoon installation on a 5.1.1 tethered jailbreak.
This update brings support to the iPhone 4 (GSM) 5.1.1/9B208 build that was recently released by Apple.
If you were wondering whether or not people were still wildly interested in jailbreaking, then wonder no more. The Chronic Dev team, the folks behind the Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak tool for iOS 5.1.1, have stated via twitter that its tool has been used to jailbreak over a million devices since it was released on Friday morning.
Unsurprisingly, those numbers look to be a tad higher this time around when compared to the release of the original Absinthe tool back in January.
Obviously the comparisons aren't exactly scientific, but I think it's safe to say that jailbreaking has maintained and/or increased its popularity since earlier this year...
iOS hacker iH8sn0w has released an update to his popular Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool for Windows. Hot off the heels of version 2.9.4 comes version 2.9.5. This latest update brings supports for the iPhone 4 5.1.1 build 9B208 that Apple stealthily released on Friday.
Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 also includes a fix for the iPhone 3GS (iPad Baseband users) location services. Check inside for the download links to this staple jailbreak tool for Windows...
Just a few minutes ago, iH8sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.4 with iOS 5.1.1 untether support in tow. Along with the new jailbreak support, there are a few other notable changes worth pointing out as well.
Sn0wBreeze 2.9.4 supports all devices (below A5) that are capable of running iOS 5.1.1. This excludes the A5(X) powered iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, along with the Apple TV 3 — which is currently not jailbreakable with any tool.
Check inside for a full rundown on what you can expect from this Windows-based jailbreak staple, along with the download link...
As 9to5 Mac first reported, Apple has released an updated version of iOS 5.1.1 for the iPhone 4 GSM. The build for this latest version is 9B208, while the previous version was 9B206. Interestingly enough, the release is only for the iPhone 4 GSM, and it's likely a small bug fix given its slight build number difference.
Either way, we recommend that you hold off on updating until given the all clear is sounded with regard to jailbreak compatibility. Make sure your save your iOS 5.1.1 SHSH blobs so that you can take advantage of a future downgrade if need be.
The Chronic Dev Team just pushed Absinthe 2.0.1 for Mac, Windows, and Linux. This release contains fixes for a small subset of bugs.
According to @pimskeks, version 2.0.1 is for "fixing a hang that could occur in certain situations."
It's advisable that you download the latest version of Absinthe from our downloads page if you plan on jailbreaking your iOS 5.1.1 device...
It has been brought to our attention that Absinthe 2.0 doesn't work normally on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. When you click on the app icon to open it, nothing happens, and the Absinthe interface doesn't load. That's not entirely a surprise considering that Mountain Lion is still in beta, but more than a few of you have expressed troubles with the issue.
Likely, this was just an oversight by the hard working folks behind the Chronic Dev Team, and it will probably be fixed in an updated version of Absinthe. Until then, it's incredibly easy to work around this problem and run Absinthe 2.0 successfully to untether jailbreak your iOS 5.1.1 device. We show you how inside...
The iPhone Dev Team has released a command line interface tool (CLI) as an alternative for the Absinthe 2.0 untethered iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak. The CLI tool is capable of performing the exact same jailbreak that can be accomplished with Absinthe 2.0, but the difference is that it's completely command line based.
The CLI tool is for more advanced users who prefer to have more control over the jailbreak process. We recommend that you stick with the Absinthe 2.0 GUI tool, but it's nice to know that a CLI tool exists if you happen to be a more advanced user.
If you can remember, the Dev Team provided a CLI tool as an alternative to the previous version of Absinthe for the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak as well. It's safe to assume that you can expect a similar experience to that of the previous CLI release.
Hot on the heels of the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak release earlier today, Seas0nPass has been updated to bring support for the second generation Apple TV iOS 5.0.1 (iOS 5.1.1).
This release brings the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak to the Apple TV 2, which up until now could only support a tethered jailbreak. Thanks to the hard work of pod2g and others, we now have a true untethered jailbreak available for the Apple TV's latest firmware...
Fret not Windows users, you can now download Absinthe 2.0 in order to perform an untethered jailbreak on your iOS device running iOS 5.1.1. The procedure is pretty much exactly the same as it was for Mac users, beside a few minor details like running Absinthe as an administrator, and the self extracting zip file. Outside of that, if you can follow the steps from our Mac tutorial, you should be fine to use our Windows tutorial as well.
Check inside for the full dedicated tutorial for jailbreak your iOS 5.1.1 device on Windows, because hey, we love our Windows readers and viewers!
If you currently have an A4 device or below that's jailbroken on iOS 5.1.1 using a tethered jailbreak, you can use the new Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 Untether package to convert your tethered jailbreak into an untethered jailbreak.
This is great, because you don't have to perform any sort of restore on your already jailbroken device just to change it into a jailbreak of the untethered variety. Even better is the fact that you can download Rocky Racoon from Cydia, and install it just like you would any other package to accomplish an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1.
Inside, we detail the brief steps involved to convert your existing jailbroken device running iOS 5.1.1 into an untethered jailbreak. Join us...
The iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak is now a reality with the release of Absinthe 2.0, and we've got the full tutorial that shows you how to jailbreak your device.
This jailbreak is compatible with most iOS devices capable of running iOS 5.1.1.
Check inside for our full step-by-step walkthrough that shows you how to use Absinthe 2.0 to perform an untethered jailbreak on your device...