Seas0nPass is a latest jailbreak application written privately for a second era Apple TV (2010). It’s allied to utilities similar to PwnageTool. I’ve used both as good as we privately find Seas0nPass to have a routine many easier when it comes to a Apple TV. Not usually does it jailbreak 4.1.1 (4.2.1), it offers a flattering easy tethered foot mode as well. Hit a burst for a walkthrough upon how to jailbreak a Apple TV 2 regulating Seas0nPass.
For this example, I’ll be jailbreaking an Apple TV 2 using iOS 4.2.1 (4.1.1), which requires a tethered boot. Here is what you’ll need in sequence to jailbreak your Apple TV –
- A Mac using a many stream chronicle of iTunes
- Newest chronicle of Seas0nPass
- A micro-USB cable
Once you’ve got all a above, we’re ready to start.
Jailbreak your Apple TV
- After you’ve downloaded Seas0nPass, open it as good as save it.
- Place it in your dock, we do not have to though I’ve finished this as it creates it easy to entrance for tethered boots.
- Open Seas0nPass.
- First you’ll wish to click “Create IPSW”.
- This routine will take a second, though once it’s complete, it will prompt we to block your Apple TV in to your mechanism around USB as good as foot it in to DFU mode by land down a fool around as good as menu buttons upon your AppleTV remote for 7 seconds. You can discuss it it worked when a light upon your Apple TV blinks rapidly. After that, it’s ok to recover a buttons. Make certain we do not have your energy wire plugged in for this part.
- Seas0nPass will commend which your Apple TV is in DFU as good as do a rest upon a own. You’ll see it open as good as revive in iTunes as good as navigate itself to a firmware gold it created.
- If all goes as planned, we should get a summary observant your jailbreak was successful. You can right away pierce upon to perform a tethered boot.
Perform a tethered boot
- Launch Seas0nPass again if we had already sealed it out.
- This time select “Boot Tethered”.
- Seas0nPass will prompt we to bond around USB as good as put your Apple TV behind in to DFU again, same as earlier.
- After it performs a tethered boot, it will reboot in 10 seconds. In those 10 seconds, you’ll need to reconnect your Apple TV’s energy wire as good as HDMI cord. (You can mislay a USB wire now.) If we do not do it quick enough, do not panic. Simply repeat a tethered foot process.
- You should right away be means to spin your Apple TV upon similar to normal. You’ll be guided by a setup again. This should usually occur after your primary jailbreak, not each time we need to do a tethered boot.
The Apple TV is a small bit some-more accessible to a tethered jailbreak. You do not need to reboot it as many as we would an iPhone, iPad, or iPhone. I’ve set cave not to nap as good as only operate a screensaver as well. If you’d similar to to do that, simply to go “Settings” as good as shift a nap choice to never. This is regularly good if we wish to be means to quick shift inputs upon your television. Give it a try as good as let us know how Seas0nPass functions for you!
If we have any questions or need any additional help, burst upon in to a Apple TV Forums.