How to Fix “Error Establishing a Database Connection” for Absinthe on iPhone 4S and iPad 2
Some users have been reporting an issue when launching the Absinthe app installed on their device saying it returns an
error establishing a database connection
For users having this issue, iOS hacker PlanetBeing (who was involved with creating Absinthe) outlined a simple fix for this problem. Apparently, all you need to do is go to Settings > Network > VPN > ON.
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