After the release of untethered jailbreak of iPad 2, the only thing that comes in mind that how we can install Siri on our iPad 2. Every iPad 2 owner now wants Siri in their tablet. Installing Siri on Apple’s second generation tablet is not a problem now. All you need is to required to have a jailbroken iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1. You can follow our comprehensive guide on how to untethered jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 on iPad 2 using Absinthe on Windows posted here and on Mac posted here.
Well its not something very complicated, all you gonna need is a jaibroken iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 firmware.Just follow our step by step guide and enjoy Siri on your iPad 2.
Tutorial: how to install Siri on iPad 2:
Note: Before start doing this you should note that you are solely responsible for any mishap with you iPad 2 but if you followed the step by step guide properly you won’t be facing any problem.
Step 1: Install Spire on the iPad 2 from Cydia.
Download and install iFile from Cydia. Open iFile and navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices/Springboard.app/. Once there tap and open the K.plist file (K93AP.plist, K94AP.plist, etc) with the Property List Viewer.
- Tap capabilities, and scroll down until you see iPad. Switch iPad from On to Off and tap Done. Restart your iPad.
- Once back up, open Cydia, and install Spire, it will ask you to reboot again.
- Once back up, go back into /System/Library/CoreServices/Springboard.app/ using iFile. Once there tap and open the K.plist file (K93AP.plist, K94AP.plist, etc) with the Property List Viewer.
- Tap capabilities, and scroll down until you see iPad. Switch iPad from On to Off and tap Done and exit iFile.
Step 2: Download and install Dropbox, log in and download the ca.pem file that was placed there in the initial Siri Proxy Tutorial. (Select it, copy link, paste link in Safari Browser). The Install Profile window should open, select Install, and tap Done.
Step 3: Open iFile and navigate to /etc/. Tap hosts and choose Text Viewer. Tap Edit in the upper-left hand corner, and add the following line:
Tap Save then tap Done.
Step 4: Open the Settings app and go to General > Siri. Enable Siri.
Step 5: Open the Settings app and under Extensions select Spire. Type the following in the Proxy Host field:
Step 6: Open iFile and navigate to /var/mobile/Library/Preferences/. Once there tap and open com.apple.assistant.plist
Tap on Accounts > Choose your hex key (this will be a random alphanumeric value) > and add the following three fields utilizing the “+” sign in the bottom right-hand corner, then tap Done:
- Ace Host
- Assistant Identifier
- Speech Identifier
Step 7: Open Settings > Wi-Fi > and Select the right blue arrow corresponding to your Wi-Ficonnection. Change the DNS field to the IP address of your Siri Proxy Server. Again, if you need help with this, get familiar with our original Siri Proxy Tutorial.
Step 8: Exit Settings, and test Siri by pressing and holding the Home button. You should also see feedback in the terminal window of your Ubuntu server, just like you did when running Siri Proxy on the iPhone 4S, or iPhone 4.
Step 9: Install some cool plugins like Hands-Free Control or SiriToggles and really have fun. They both work well on iPad 2.
Congratulation guys you have done it. Now you can use Siri on your iPad 2 and enjoy.