Friday, May 25, 2012

Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Waiting For Process To Complete Error Fix

Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Waiting For Process To Complete Error Fix

Chronic Dev-Team has just released the new jailbreak tool for iOS 5.1.1. Absinthe untethered jailbreak for all devices. The jailbreak woks on all devices including iPad3, iPad2, iPhone4S and the remaining earlier devices. The jailbreak tool is now available and can be downloaded from the download page here

Seems like some users are having trouble when jailbreaking their devices. The error that some users are facing is "Waiting For Process To Complete" A quick turn around for this error would be to perform a clean restore on your device from iTunes. Once you perform a clean restore, you can try jailbreaking your device again using Absinthe 2.0 and it should work without any errors.

If you are already on Tethered jailbreak using Redsn0w, don't run Absinthe. Simply launch Cydia and search for Rocky Racoon 5.1.1 untether and install it and your device will get untethered jailbreak.

Update 1 : User @dawerji83 was able to successfully jailbreak his iPhone4S after performing a clean restore via iTunes. If you are facing the same error 'waiting for process to complete', simply restore your device from iTunes and then retry jailbreaking and it will work.

Steps To Fix Waiting For Process To Complete Error

Step 1 : Put your iPhone into DFU mode
Instructions For Getting Into DFU Mode
  • Switch off your iPhone
  • Hold the power button for 3 seconds
  • Now, without releasing the power button also press and hold the home button for 10 seconds.
  • Without releasing the home button, release the power button but continue holding the home
Step 2 : Launch iTunes and iTunes should alert you that an iPhone has been detected in recovery mode.

Step 3 : Click on restore if you don't have iOS 5.1.1 firmware downloaded in your pc. If you have already downloaded iOS 5.1.1 then hold down (shift key) for windows and (alt key) for mac and click on the restore button.

Step 4 : Show the path where you have downloaded the iOS 5.1.1 firmware and then click on restore.

Step 5 : Wait for iTunes to restore your device.

Step 6 : Once your device is successfully restored, launch Absinthe and click on jailbreak.

That's it!

Update 2 : Those who are still unable to fix the issue can try the command line tutorial here

Update 3 : Chronic Dev-Team has pushed an immediate update to fix minor bugs and errors. Download Absinthe 2.0.1 to fix all errors

Update 4 : Absinthe 2.0.4 Released To Support iPad2,4 Jailbreak
Related Posts :
Absinthe Waiting For Process To Complete Error Fix
Absinthe Command Line Tool
iOS 5.1.1 Firmware Download
Absinthe 2.0.1 Download

Absinthe 2.0.1 Jailbreaking Tutorials For


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31 comments:

KyinYS said...

i am still facing this problem.. :(

Daniel said...

if error try rebooting device and computer and try again, or try on another computer and reboot phone, or restore phone

Anonymous said...

thanks a lot!!!!! :)

Anonymous said...

Works! Tnx!!!

Carl Hutzler said...

Do a clean restore from iTunes and Activate the device in iTunes (as opposed to on the device itself). Then run Absinthe and that does the trick for me at least.

Binbin Zhao said...

try 7~8 times already, but still meet the problem that "something seems have gone wrong..."in the waiting for process. i have try on 2 different computer and 2 different itune...

Sam Sabapathy said...
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Ehhmad Hasun said...

@binbin Zhao : Like @Carl said put your device into dfu mode and then restore through iTunes and perform a clean restore

Anonymous said...

guys, i know how to do it , trust me
waste a little bit time to restore again , i know it annoy
1 . restore again ( dun lazy )
2. once done , don,t touch anything but absinthe only
3. click jailbreak
4.work ?

Anonymous said...

I have tried all of the above and it still will not work for my iPad 2 16gb WIFI

Anonymous said...

iPhone 4 GSM on Windows 7 after a clean update to 5.1.1 from 5.0.1:
Absinthe Log:
* Beginning Jailbreak, this may take a while.
* Sending initial jailbreaking data, this may also take a while.
* Sending final jailbreaking data, your iPhone4 should appear to be in restoring mode. This may also take a while.
* Waiting for reboot. Not done yet - don't unplug your iPhone4
* Waiting for process to complete...
[This step freezes for some time (the Springboard is already loaded and the phone can be used normally, NO restore mode and NO Cydia).]
* Hmm... something seems to have go wrong... trying to recover
* Recover completed. If you want to retry jailbreaking, unplug your device and plug it back again.
i'm following each and every Instructions bt i can't jailbreak my iPhone4 iOS 5.1.1 using dis Absinthe 2.0.. plzzz help me .. Thank YOU

bogdan said...

absinthe is a fake...

iphone 4s 5.1.1 gevey ultra s

erased all settings and data
when i hit jailbreak it comes the activation screen and the absinthe program is on waiting for reboot.
i tried many many times.Sometimes the phone is rebooted but when is wake ...again waiting for reboot..no catia...nothing on the phone...
you know what..
no one said that this jailbreak is working...this is true fake..don;t even try

Anonymous said...

It finally works!! Thanks.

Anonymous said...

After hours of trying, it worked for me to do a restore with iTunes, activate it through itunes (don't even unlock the phone at the device) and then run absinthe immediately following the itunes activation (with itunes still open, in fact).

Anonymous said...

One other note -- if you see the restore bar on the phone go across it is likely working. I hadn't seen that the umpteen other times I tried it (before doing the iTunes restore/activation)

Anonymous said...

{{{{Anonymous says:
guys, i know how to do it , trust me
waste a little bit time to restore again , i know it annoy
1 . restore again ( dun lazy )
2. once done , don,t touch anything but absinthe only
3. click jailbreak
4.work ?}}}}}
IT WORKS FINE!!!!

Anonymous said...

Followed the steps and it worked for me Thanks!

SdM said...
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Felipe Ferrari said...

guys for those having this problem, restore as a new iphone, BUT DO NOT SYNC whit itunes!, so close itunes once the restore is done. That worked for me, good luck!

Virgil Cope said...

it does work you just have to do a restore and not touch the phone and activate and choose setup a new iphone and then let it go then as soon as it's done open up the Absinthe 2.0 and let it run don't touch nothing and it will work.....

Anonymous said...

It dosen´t work for iphone 4!!
I need HELP... :-(

Anonymous said...

this does not work the same thing still happenes this so gay they need to patch up this shit!!!@!

Anonymous said...

Thank you Virgil Cope!!!
It works!!! :-D
All People, you must wait, wait,wait!!
Be not impatient!
LG
Mr. S.

Ehhmad Hasun said...

Guys => Download the updated version of Absinthe 2.0.1 to bypass all errors :

http://www.geekyapple.com/2012/05/absinthe-201-released-to-fix-waiting.html

Anonymous said...

Thanks Ehhmad for the heads up with the new version. Worked perfectly!

GR the one said...

Update 2 method works

you've to restore your idevice in dfu

after that (don't set up the device)

launch absinthe 2.0.1

wait

tada enjoy.

VanillaGorilla said...

DFU then jailbreak works. Thanks

Anonymous said...

What If I just straight up can't click jailbreak? I'vetried on a few different computers and it never recognizes the fact that my iDevice is plugged in.. this does work for iPhone 4's right??

Anonymous said...

absinthe 2.0.1 does not recognize my device. Jailbreak button is disabled.

Ehhmad said...

Download the latest version of Absinthe 2.0.4 to fix all issues

Ike348 said...

ipod touch 4g using absinthe 2.0.4, tried restoring, etc. still not working please help!

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