Once Spire is installed it seems as though projects cannot be debugged on a developer’s device. When you try and run your project tethered on your device, an error occurs. The error first says core motion/core location is not found on the device. Then an error says that iOS 5.0.1 support in Xcode is not supported, when it is. This can only be fixed with a clean restore. Once restored you may receive an error including a provisioning profile’s id. What you have to do is open the project in TextEdit and delete the line. Finally restart Xcode and enjoy.
The newly released and highly anticipated Absinthe A5 jailbreak is the first public jailbreak for iPhone 4S users and the first jailbreak for iPad 2 with iOS 5. If you’ve been waiting for an untethered jailbreak for either device with iOS 5, this is it, and it’s very easy to use. Absinthe is compatible with iPhone 4S or iPad 2 running the following iOS builds:
- iPhone 4S iOS 5.0 – build 9A334, iOS 5.0.1 builds 9A405 or 9A406
- iPad 2: iOS 5.0.1 – build 9A405
Backup your iOS device before proceeding, you can do this manually with iTunes.
Jailbreak iPhone 4S or iPad 2 on iOS 5 using Absinthe
- Download Absinthe A5 tool – (Mac OS X) (Windows)
- Connect the iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to the computer
- Launch Absinthe and click on “Jailbreak” and let the device sit and run the jailbreak, this may take a while
- When the jailbreak is finished, you’ll see an Absinthe icon on the home screen, tap on that to load the Greenpois0n site and download Cydia
The device is now jailbroken. This is a fully untethered jailbreak, meaning you can reboot at will without the need for boot assistance from an application or computer.
Troubleshooting: If you see an “Error establishing a database connection” error during the process, just wait it out and try again, or start a VPN tunnel through Settings > Network > VPN > ON (via @pod2g). The Absinthe Greenpois0n servers are swamped by the initial demand but things should even out shortly.
Recently, more information regarding the iPhone 4S jailbreak has hit the Web. In a Twitter update posted by @planetbeing, it was noted that the jailbreak “dream team” has managed to get unsigned code to run on an iPhone 4S handset. Furthermore, a demo video of a jailbroken iPhone 4S has been posted online, and the Corona package has received an update that fixes iBooks.
The Twitter update from @planetbeing read:
Following this, a demo video of the iPhone 4S jailbreak appeared online and was posted on @pod2g’s blog.
It looks like the release of a jailbreak solution for the iPhone 4S isn’t too far away. As usual, we’ll keep updating you in the meantime – feel free to share your thoughts (and exclamations of excitement!) in the comments.