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11-07-2012, 05:05 PM #1
Absinthe vs. Redsn0w to Jailbreak iPhone 4S 5.1.1?
I don't understand why there's different programs that jailbreak and if there are any functional differences between the finished product. I've used both in the past, and as far as I can tell, both accomplished what I needed them to do.
With all of that said, why are there different JB programs out there? I will be JB'ing my 4S running 5.1.1 later this week. Does it matter if I use Absinthe or Redsn0w?
11-07-2012, 05:17 PM #2
Theyre generally the same. Comes down to preference. I prefer redsnow, because it gives me less grief than absinthe
11-07-2012, 05:28 PM #3
Absinthe is good for a quick and easy jailbreak. One push of a button, you will be jail broken with in sec. I prefer using redsn0w even tho I have used absinthe before.
Maybe absinthe is for 1st timers that really doesn't knw about the whole jailbreak method.
11-07-2012, 05:58 PM #4
11-07-2012, 06:04 PM #5
Just so I'm correct in my thinking......the current Redsn0w version is 09.15.b3
11-07-2012, 06:09 PM #6
11-07-2012, 06:47 PM #7
Redsn0w for me too, lots of options/features.
11-07-2012, 07:14 PM #8
Some people run into issues with absinthe like music not workin on iPod and so forth. I normally go with redsnow if I can. More stable IMO
11-07-2012, 07:41 PM #9
The only issue I had with absinthe was sometimes when I delete a app or respiring the device, I would get white icons on the spring board and apps that were hidden, or being shown on the spring board too. I had to respiring it again to get it back to normal.
I never had that problem with redsn0w so that's why I think it had to be absinthe.
11-11-2012, 02:46 AM #10
Matter of preference really. RedSn0w offers a little more than just a jailbreak, whenever I am asked to jailbreak people's devices I will opt for RedSnow over Absinthe where available.