Thursday, January 20, 2011

How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Seas0nPass for (Mac) [4.2.1]

These are instructions on how jailbreak your second generation Apple TV using Seas0nPass.

**Currently, only a tethered jailbreak is possible on the 4.2.1 firmware***

Step One
Download the latest version of SeasonPass from here.

Step Two
Double click to extract the archive you downloaded. Then double click the extract application to launch it.

Step Three
Click OK to continue pass the tethered jailbreak warning.

Step Four
You will be asked to sign in as an Administrator. Enter your username and password then click the OKbutton.

Step Five
You will be asked to enable UI Scripting. Click the Enable button.

Step Six
Click the Create IPSW button from the main screen.

Step Seven
Seas0nPass will now download the latest Apple TV firmware file

Step Eight
Seas0nPass will create a custom IPSW file for you.

Step Nine
Once your custom IPSW file has been created, Seas0nPass will ask you to connect the Apple TV to your computer via a micro-USB cable and use the remote to put it into DFU mode by holding MENU and PLAY/PAUSE for 7 seconds. The power cable should be unplugged during this process.

Step Ten
Once your Apple TV has been detected in DFU mode, Seas0nPass will upload some files, automatically launch iTunes, and beginning restoring to the new firmware.

To boot your Apple TV you will need to follow these instructions.

Step One
Launch Seas0nPass by double clicking its icon.

Step Two
Select Boot Tethered from the main menu.

Step Three
Connect the Apple TV to the computer via USB, plug it into the power outlet, and hold MENU and PLAY/PAUSE on the Apple TV remote for 7 seconds.

Step Four
Seas0nPass will detect the device in DFU mode and begin the boot process.

Step Five
Once the tethered boot is complete you can remove the USB cable and connect the HDMI cable to begin using your jailbroken device!

*thanks iclarified*

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