| (♥) We recommend you to update iOS up to iOS 7.0.6 your iPad 2 iOS. If, it is available iOS 7.1.0, recommend you not to update it. It has no Cydia yet. |
(♥) You must jailbreak iOS 7.X to download Cydia such as 7.0.6, 7.0.4, 7.0.3, 7.0.2 and 7.0.0.
(♥) You can use Evasi0n 7 1.0.8 to download and install Cydia for iOS 7.X now besides iOS 7.1.0. (Step guides are available)
(♥) You can use Evasi0n 1.5.3 to jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 – 6.0.0.(Below has the step guide).
(♥) Use Posixspwn 1.0.7 to download Cydia for iOS 6.1.3.(Step guide is available.)
(♥) After success the jailbreak, Cydia installs on your iPad 2. See SpringBoard.
Now, it is available Cydia of iPad 2 running iOSs 7.1.0, 7.0.6, 7.0.4, 7.0.3, 7.0.2 and 7.0.0. So, we recommend you to update iOS up to iOS 7.0.6. Don’t update up to iOS 7.1.0. Course, it has no Cydia yet. You can use Evasi0n 7 1.0.8 tool version to jailbreak iPad 2 running other iOS 7.X version. Here is the links for Windows and Mac users to download and install Cydia for iPad 2.
You can use Evasi0n 1.5.3 tool to jailbreak not only iOS 6.1.2, but also iOS 6.1, iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6.0.0 as well. When you jailbreak iPad 2, you don’t want to put it in to DFU mode. Evasi0n jailbreak tool works as untethered for any iDevices. So it is very easy to Cydia download for iPad 2. Use following step guide to download Cydia for iOS 6.1.2 with Evasi0n 1.5.3.
Evasi0n 1.5.3 tool step guide or iOS 6.1.2, iOS 6.1, iOS 6.0.1, iOS 6.0 for iPad 2
Step 01 – Connect iPad 2 with PC.
Step 02 – Get the backup of iPad 2. (get help from iTunes or iCloud)
Step 03 – Download latest evasi0n version. (get help from evasi0n download page)
Step 04 – Turn of the iPad 2’s Passcode lock. (Use following path)
Settings — > General — > Passcode Lock — > Turn off the Passcode Lock.
Step 05 – Open evasi0n tool. Click on the jailbreak button.
Step 06 – Please wait, until evasi0n tells you to Slide to Unlock the iPad 2 to open the jailbreak app. make sure not to touch iPad 2’s screen, while running the jailbreak process.
Step 07 – Slide to unlock and run evasi0n jailbreak app, which is available on iPad 2’s home screen. Please wait, until evasi0n gives the message as “Done ! Continuing boot”. Then do “slide to unlock” again to go home screen.
Step 08 – Open Cydia. It will install. After complete the installation, it will be reboot itself. Do ”Slide to unlock” again to return the home screen.
Step 09 – Open Cydia again. When the first time runs Cydia, you must select “Who Are You”. Select as a “User” and “Done”it. Then, it will load Cydia.
Step 10 – Now you have successfully completed the download and install Cydia with evasi0n. Now we invite you to enjoy with Cydia.
Click here to get the step guide for Mac users.
Posixspwn 1.0.7 tool guide for iOS 6.1.3.
Evasi0n tools not support to download free Cydia for iOS 6.1.3. If you want to jailbreak iOS 6.1.3, use Posixspwn 1.0.7 tool. Get the guide of How to jailbreak with Posixspwn 1.0.7 for Windows and Mac users.
If you dislike updating up to iOS 6.X version, you can use iOS 5.1.1 as well. Reason is you can download Cydia for almost all iOSs. There are available two tools to jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 5.1.1. One is Absinthe 2.0.4. Other is Redsn0w 0.9.14b2. You can download both Windows and Mac versions of these two tools. We recommend using Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool to download and install Cydia for your iPad 2 as untetherd. Actually, it is very easy and reliable one. Any how we provide you full step guides for both tools. Then you can decide which one is the best for you. Even if, you choose any tool to jailbreak iPad 2, we guide you until you download and install Cydia for your iPad 2 running iOS 5.1.1. You can send any questions about jailbreaking, via our comment section.
By following below guide and using Redsn0w, you can download Cydia.
Here is both Windows and Mac guide of Redsn0w 0.9.14b2.
Step 01. Click here to download both Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 Windows and Mac versions.
Step 02. Extract the downloaded folders.
Windows users must extarct the Windows version folder. Open it and run Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 exe file as the Administrator.
When run Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 Mac version exe file, don’t want to run it as Administrator. It is only for Windows users. (Other steps are same to both users)
Step 03. After Plug iPad 2, it will recognize. Then click on the “Jailbreak” button to continue.
Step 04. When completed the jailbreaking processing, iPad 2 will be reboot. Then slide to unlock.
Step 05. See the home screen. Now it is an available icon of Cydia. That icon means, you have successfully completed download and install Cydia.
Related links for iPad 2 jailbreaking guides.
Jailbreak iPad 2 iOS 5.1.1 RedsnOw 0.9.14b2 Windows users.(Full guide with screen shots)
Redsn0w is the easiest way to jailbreak iPad 2. How ever you are familiar to jailbreak to Absinthe tool than Redsn0w tool. We give you Absinthe jailbreaking guide too. Click here to get Cydia Download for iPad 2 running iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0.4 for Windows users. It is an available full guide with screen shots.