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Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone 4S iOS 5.0.1 on Mac

Now, iOS equipment has become most familiar intelligent mobile devices for everyone over all the streets and lanes. And iPhone's powerful functions and excellent experience make it a sought after goal by many people. iPhone has become such popular that almost each person has one in hand nowadays is not just rely on its appearance and system UI, the most important thing is the iPhone has up to 100,000 and above apps. But most of these apps are not free of charge which would be a big bad news for the majority of the pragmatic people.

jailbreak iphone 4s 5.0.1 untethered on macOn account of this reason, many DIY players succeeded in the jailbreaks of each version of iOS through their efforts. In order to help more iPhone 4S users (who come with iOS 5.0.1) to make the most of the smart phone, here we come together with a set of complete tutorial of of how to gain untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S on iOS 5.0.1 for those ones who are bold to attempt.

How to Untethered Jailbreak Apple iPhone 4S with iOS 5.0.1 on Mac?

Above all things, to acquire the successful jailbreak, you have to get the coming up the necessary tools prepared first: the Absinthe v0.4 and iTunes. (Attention: The iTunes will be used to upgrade 5.0.1 firmware as well as back up.) If everything is ready, then let's go ahead to start the iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak for iPhone 4S now!

Special Reminders:

1. Before the jailbreak, please cancel the password for the lock screen, or it may affect a successful process.

2. Ensure your iPhone 4S is the iOS 5.0.1 firmware versioned. If not, just draw support from the iTunes to get it upgraded.

3. Jailbreak is not difficult, but it is very important to make a backup. The coming up jailbreak will use iTunes backup, so we must ensure that there is the data backup of the equipment in the computer. Here we'd like to remind you to open iTunes and manually select to back up before the jailbreak. (Details for backup: Right click to select the device name in iTunes first, and then select "Transfer Purchases" and "backup" in the pop-up menu.)

First: Unzip/extract the Absinthe to any directory on your Mac. Close iTunes program and open Absinthe. And then connect the iPhone 4S via USB cable to your Mac when prompted.

Secondly: Move your cursor to click on the "Jailbreak" button at the mid of the software interface to start the jailbreak process. This program will auto-complete the data written, restart, boot jailbreak and other steps. So you just need patiently wait for it to complete.

ios 5.0.1 jailbreak for iphone 4s

Thirdly: So far, the jailbreak is "almost" completed. (Attention: Please remember not to operate the iOS device when still in the jailbreak process.) Once the blue progress bar is filled, you can then see the Absinthe icon on your iPhone 4S desktop. If you once to run it, please first verify that WI-FI is connected.

Fourthly: Click on the the desktop icon of the Absinthe to enter the program. If there is no response after running the program for a long time or rightly prompted the "Error establishing a database connection", please don't hesitate to exit the program and double click on the "Home" button to close it in the background. Then go to " General - Settings" to open the automatic setting VPN of the jailbreak program. Click to open, and later the system will prompt the VPN configuration errors. And Absinthe will automatically restart the equipment to complete the jailbreak process.

At this point, you can immediately have an untethered jailbreak iPhone 4S, but good things always have to go through some hardships. So, we also come with the tutorial of how to enable Appsync with Cydia for iPhone 4S to get you out of the error with installing AppSync. This may help you much to download and install apps on your iPhone 4S which has gain untethered jailbreak for more fantastic experience.

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