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Thread: How to Jailbreak Using Absinthe 0.2 (OS X)

  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by iGamers View Post
    okay, i keep getting the error when trying to use absinthe, so i tried the VPN thing, I got the error, but no reboot, i tried clicking okay and waiting, but no reboot, i tried leaving the error, no reboot, idk how long this will take or what, anyone else having issues, i know the server is probably being swamped so I'm not worried, just hoping i get it jailbroken soon lol, its been too long
    Planetbeing just twitted that: "Just reboot and redo the jailbreak if you have problems."

  2. #22
    I'm going to do it again just for the hell of it and see how long it actually takes on a 4S.

  3. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by iGamers View Post
    okay, i keep getting the error when trying to use absinthe, so i tried the VPN thing, I got the error, but no reboot, i tried clicking okay and waiting, but no reboot, i tried leaving the error, no reboot, idk how long this will take or what, anyone else having issues, i know the server is probably being swamped so I'm not worried, just hoping i get it jailbroken soon lol, its been too long
    Same here. No reboot after the VPN error.

    Anyone figure this out?

  4. #24
    Ok... turned on VPN and it gave error but no reboot... Absinthe icon gives same error establishing database connection... what to do????

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    okay, absinthe finally loaded the webpage, but still no reboot, how long did it take you guys for your phone to reboot after opening the app on your phone?

  6. #26
    Gonna try it again

  7. #27
    Done on iPad2, ty ty ty

  8. #28
    Quote Originally Posted by ccuento View Post
    I'm getting a vpn error. Is anyone getting the same?
    You're supposed to get the error, and then i'll reboot automatically.

  9. #29
    Quote Originally Posted by iGamers View Post
    okay, absinthe finally loaded the webpage, but still no reboot, how long did it take you guys for your phone to reboot after opening the app on your phone?

    Got same on my iPad2, loaded webpage but hasn't done anything....still waiting

  10. #30
    i get the error "The Application Absinthe quit unexpectedly" error when i open it on my OSX leopard. Is that due to the website issues?

  11. #31
    Quote Originally Posted by turboevo View Post
    i get the error "The Application Absinthe quit unexpectedly" error when i open it on my OSX leopard. Is that due to the website issues?
    I getting the same error!

  12. #32
    Took about 5 minutes total to jailbreak and get Cydia all loaded up.

  13. #33
    Is anyone else's Cydia app crashing when you try to open it? Is it alright if I re-jailbreak it now while it's jailbroke already?

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    It worked perfectly. If you have issues, redo the jailbreak. Worked for me.

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    Can someone please post a mirror...my work is blocking the download =(

  16. #36
    Quote Originally Posted by Varunpan View Post
    Planetbeing just twitted that: "Just reboot and redo the jailbreak if you have problems."
    Doesn't work. Ran jailbreak, installed the Absinthe icon, click it, either has an error or just loads a website and does nothing. Tried the VPN, froze, automatically rebooted and nothing changed at all. Same icon that does the same thing, now VPN just has an error every time and does not reboot. Re-running Absinthe from my Mac says it detected an attempted jailbreak that it was repairing but changed nothing. Closed Absinthe on my Mac, reopened it and reran, went through "jailbreak" procedure again, pressed Absinthe, nothing again, redid VPN and is rebooted and worked.

    So if you didn't wanna read that, follow this:
    1. Doesn't work, close Absinthe on your Mac, reopen it, and try it all again til it does.
    2. Enjoy
    3. ???
    4. Profit

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  18. #37
    Default Had same issue, figured it out
    Quote Originally Posted by AfterMercyFM View Post
    I backed up and wiped everything, then started and it's still at the same spot. What should I do? Be patient or start over?
    I had the same issue and realized what I did wrong. I backed up and wiped, but then I did not go through the initial steps on the phone to restore it (without a backup). Go through the first few pages apple has on there until it gets to the home screen. Then close and reopen absinthe. Click jailbreak and it will reload your jailbreak. Then close and open it again and this time it will work in less than a minute.

  19. #38
    It took me about 3 minutes altogether...

    Quote Originally Posted by chitownlilvil View Post
    Got same on my iPad2, loaded webpage but hasn't done anything....still waiting
    Go to Settings, turn on VPN, let the error occur, it'll reboot automatically, and Cydia will be there.

  20. #39
    Make sure you guys take your passcode off. Or have it unlocked the whole time during the jailbreak.

    I have a required passcode and it failed because of that... I still am waiting for the beginning jailbreak, this may take a while part though.. grr

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    i got the connection error and turned on the vpn and it didnt do anything but turned off vpn off after a few seconds and then i turned it back on then the phone rebooted and now am jailbroke.total time for the jailbreak about 3 minutes

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