These are instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your iPhone on iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe for Windows.
Warning***: Before you continue make sure to do a backup of your device in iTunes as you may lose your Camera Roll during this process.
Download the latest version of Absinthe from absinthe-win-2.0.4.zip.
Extract the downloaded archive.
Double click the absinthe-win-2.0.exe file from the folder that was just extracted.
This will create a new folder called absinthe-win-2.0.
Open the newly created folder and launch absinthe.exe.
As prompted, connect your iPhone to the computer via USB. Make sure to remove any passcodes or VPN settings you’ve previously set.
Click the Jailbreak button to begin
The application will take you through several steps to jailbreak including: beginning jailbreak, sending initial jailbreak data, sending final jailbreak data, waiting for reboot, and waiting for process to complete.
You will be informed that the jailbreak is ‘Done’.
In a few moments you will notice Cydia appear on your Springboard!