'1.1 500 Internal Server Error'One of the most common issues our readers report is the 1.1 500 Internal Server Error. You get this message when Cydia experiences high traffic, as many users are trying to access the jailbreak store to complete the untethered iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak. How to fix this absinthe jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 issue? It's simple: just wait for a couple minutes (or maybe hours) and then try to access Cydia again.
'Lock Down error-5'Another common jailbreak issue is "Lock Down error-5". In order to fix this Absinthe jailbreak problem you will need to back up your iDevice and then do a Factory Reset. As the next step you will need to do a clean Absinthe jailbreak and follow our how-to jailbreak with Absinthe tutorial.
'Sorry, the Attached Device is Not Supported'
"Sorry, the attached device is not supported" is among the worst Absinthe jailbreak errors a user can experience. As you may already know, Absinthe 2.0.1 supports all iOS devices running iOS 5.1.1 so this is obviously a temporary error. To fix this Absinthe jailbreak error here is what you need to do: first make sure you have downloaded the latest version of Absinthe (download link). If you still get this message, you'll need restart your iDevice, maybe change the USB port. Next we recommend disabling the start up apps and then try to do a clean Absinthe jailbreak again.
If you see no Cydia icon after you have jailbroken your iDevice, that's definitely an error, but don't panic, this isn't something unusual and many of our readers have experienced the same issue. So here is how to fix this Absinthe jailbreak issue: as you may already know the jailbreak process takes some time. If you have tried several times and you still don't see the icon, there is something that went wrong during the jailbreak process. All you need to do is try to run the process in Administrative mode if on a PC. If the Cydia icon doesn't show up, you'll need to do an iDevice reset and then a clean jailbreak and make sure you are using the latest version of the Absinthe jailbreak tool.
Hope these tips will help alleviate and answer some of the most common problems while going through the Absinthe jailbreak process. If you have more problems, or solutions, please post below in the comments section.