Are you ready to jailbreak your Apple TV 2G on 5.0? FireCore announced and released a jailbreak for the AppleTV on his weblog earlier today. This jailbreak currently isn’t compatible with the new third-generation Apple TV, but the second generation. The only downside to the jailbreak is that its tethered, which means you must connect your device up to your computer when you first boot your TV. The jailbreak will be free of charge on Seas0nPass.com. Firecore also offers a aTV Flash service bringing many new services to your Apple TV, this is a one-time fee of $29.95!
Now are you ready to jailbreak? Follow the quick and easy step-by-step guide below:
First before you begin the jailbreak process ensure that you have the latest version of iTunes installed. Than you can download your correct version of Seas0nPass:
Now you can begin the jailbreak process. All the pictures provided are taken from the official Firecore website.
Step 1. After you download and unzip the SeasonPass folder, tap on the Seasonpass program.
Step 2. Click on the ‘Create IPSW’ button. The IPSW for the Apple 2G 5.0 will then be downloaded onto you computer and unzipped. This will take quite a few minutes depending on your internet speed.
Step 3. When you are prompted , connect your Apple TV to the computer using your mini-USB cable. Make sure your power cable is disconnected.
Now, when the light on your Apple TV begins to flash rapidly grab your Apple TV remote and hold the MENU + PLAY/PAUSE button down for around 7 seconds.
Step 4: The rest of the process will take place on your Apple TV and computer. iTunes should open and the Apple TV will begin to be restored via the custom IPSW created earlier. iTunes will verify when the restore is complete. After this step, your all done!
**Please note that a tethered boot will be required. To tethered boot your device follow THIS GUIDE.
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