iPhone Dev team has extended the support of Corona Injector CLI tool for Windows version. Which means that instead of waiting for Absinthe’s windows version, iPhone 4S or iPad 2 users who are waiting since long can use Corona Injector Tool to jailbreak their device. Without delving into the details, follow the quick steps listed below.
Jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPad 2 on Windows using CLI tool
Step 1: Download Corona Injector CLI tool for Windows on your desktop
Step 2: Connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to your Windows PC via USB
Step 3: Open CMD.exe
Step 4: cd to the cinject.exe
Step 5: Execute the following command. Do so with device unlocked and approve the install request.
cinject.exe -i payloads\jailbreak.mobileconfig
Just wait until it finishes the operation. While you’re executing these commands, don’t touch your device. Just let the commands (Absinthe) do their work.
Step 6: Then execute the following command to run the jailbreak payload:
cinject.exe -j payloads
You will see following text messages. Sit tight as the tool is installing the payload.
Step 7: Now use “cinject -w” to start watching the syslog. Execute the following command:
Step 8: Toggle the VPN switch in Settings. Leave the password field blank and continue executing the commands. Afterwards toggle the VPN, ignore the error and wait for a reboot.
Once your device is reboot, you are ready to install Cydia apps on your jailbroken A5 device. Let us know if it works for you. Follow @JAlLBREAKS as a token of appreciation or bug him if it errors out.
[UPDATE 1]: If you are getting unknown or strange errors with the CLI version, Try a restore to iOS 5.0.1 and try again. It should solve errors.
[UPDATE 2]: if you get an error “fatal(__LINE__): assertion failed (1266): got == sizeof(size)” You’ll have to reset your ipad ==> go to settings –> General –> Reset –> Erase All Content and Settings. Once done…please try the jailbreak process again.
[UPDATE 3]: Absinthe for Windows download is now available, You can now Jailbreak 5.0.1 iPhone 4S / iPad 2 on Windows using Absinthe.
Disclaimer: We haven’t tested this method, so proceed at your own risk.