Guide: Jailbreak Apple TV 2G iOS 4.2.1 Using SeasonPass [HOW TO]
Posted by haseeb on January 12th, 2011
Firecore has released a Jailbreak tool called Seas0nPass for Apple TV 2G. It works on iOS 4.2.1 and iOS 4.1.1. This tool works same like Pwnage tool but it’s specifically made for Apply TV 2G. The other advantages of Seasonpass is that The UI (user interface) is very simple and user-friendly, It can also download the IPSW for your Apple TV if you don’t have saved it on your computer. This is an tethered Jailbreak for Apple Tv 2G, this definitely means you must boot into tethered, every time you want to TURN ON your Apple TV 2G. but it has option for one click Tethered Boot which makes things easy.
SeasonPass is for Mac users only, SeasonPass creates firmware which can be restore via iTunes. SeasonPass seems to be based on the exploit that is being used in iPhone and iPod jailbreaks for iOS 4.2.1, so you will have to connect your Apple TV with PC for successful boot.
How To: Jailbreak Apply TV 2G via SeasonPass:
All the Download Links are below the The guide
Step 1: Unzip the ‘Seas0nPass.zip’ file and launch Seas0nPass.
If your AppleTV is not yet jailbroken, select ‘Create IPSW’. (if already jailbroken, and you just need to do a ‘tethered boot’ scroll down).
Step 3: The latest AppleTV software will be downloaded and used to create a custom ‘jailbroken’ software file.
Step 4: When prompted, connect your AppleTV using a micro-USB cable (leave power disconnected), and hold both the ‘MENU’ and ‘PLAY/PAUSE’ buttons for 7 seven seconds.
Step 5: iTunes will open automatically and start the restore process.
iTunes will confirm the restore when complete – your AppleTV is now jailbroken. Please proceed to the ‘tethered boot’ section below.
Using Seas0nPass for a ‘tethered boot’
Some AppleTV software versions require a tethered boot. This means the AppleTV must be connected to a computer for a brief moment during startup.
Note: The AppleTV MUST be disconnected from the computer (for at least a brief moment) after restoring in iTunes for the tethered boot process below to work properly.
Step 1: Open Seas0nPass and select the ‘Boot Tethered’ option.
When prompted, connect the AppleTV to your computer via USB. Wait for the rapid flashing light then connect the power. Once both are connected hold both the ‘MENU’ and ‘PLAY/PAUSE’ buttons for 7 seven seconds.
Seas0n Pass will complete the tethered boot automatically. Once complete, remove the USB cable and connect the HDMI cable.
Seas0nPass for Windows will release soon to Jailbreak Apple TV
Guide: Untethered Jailbreak Apple TV 2G on iOS 4.2.1 using Seas0npass [Mac]
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