Seas0nPass jailbreak is like PwnageTool for that lets you create custom AppleTVIPSW files and restore them in iTunes. Follow the complete guide below on how to jailbreak AppleTV on latest 4.1.1 / iOS 4.2.1 using a new jailbreaking tool ‘Seas0nPass’.
How to Jailbreak Apple TV 2G iOS 4.2.1 with Seas0nPass
- Download and install the latest version of iTunes (check for updates through Software Update located in menu).
- Download Seas0nPass
- A micro USB cable will be required to complete the jailbreak.
Step 1: Unzip the ‘Seas0nPass.zip’ file and launch Seas0nPass.
Step 2: 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.
Step 6: iTunes will confirm the restore when complete – your AppleTV is now jailbroken. Please proceed to the ‘tethered boot’ section below.
How to use Seas0nPass Jailbreak 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.
Step 1: Open Seas0nPass and select the ‘Boot Tethered’ option.
Step 2: 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.
Step 3: Seas0n Pass will complete the tethered boot automatically. Once complete, remove the USB cable and connect the HDMI cable.
Currently, Seas0nPassonly supports second-gen Apple TV and is Mac OS specific (Mac: OSX 10.6 or later). However, the team is hard at work to release the windows version of Seas0nPass.
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