Absinthe App Doesn't Create Cydia


macrumors regular
Original poster
Apr 14, 2011
Simple as the title says. I got the Absinthe app, I click on the app, it opens up but no " Jailbreaking " button pops up. The app is just the icon and an advertisement. Nothing else.

I clicked the icon and my phone rebooted, but there was no cydia.

What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to find the solution as I am jailbreaking right now.

Any help would be much appreciated.


macrumors 6502a
Nov 19, 2006
Same here:

  • click Absinthe app - white screen appears
  • white screen for 3 minutes then greenpois0n blogpage opens up
  • no reboot
  • no cydia

Everything is still working as normal iOS 5 would but no JB...


macrumors member
Jan 22, 2012
There is not jailbreak button that pops up on the iPhone. Once you have the Absinthe icon on your iPhone, you run it and it will automatically run and reset your phone with the Cydia icon replacing it if everything went right. Are you guys keeping the phone connected to it while running the Absinthe app? I remember the installer tells you to unlock your phone and run it but I kept it connected just in case. I also disabled my passcode lock as I had read from a few other users that it could help.


macrumors 65816
Dec 13, 2010
Thank you so much, I finally got it working. I can confirm I have cydia.
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