Good news for Apple TV 2, FireCore has just released an update for Seas0nPass that will allow to jailbreak Apple TV 2 on Apple TV Software Update 5.2.1 (iOS 6.1.). Apple TV version 5.2.1 firmware also patched the Evasi0n manipulate used to Jailbreak The Apple TV Untethered, and included support for the latest Hulu Plus app too.
- Download Latest iTunes
- Download Seas0nPass
- A micro USB cable will be required to complete the jailbreak.
How To Jailbreak Apple TV 2nd Gen 5.2.1 With SeasonPass
Step 1: Download Seas0nPass and unzip the ‘Seas0nPass.zip’ file and launch Seas0nPass.
Step 2: Select the ‘Create IPSW’ button to start the jailbreak process.
Step 3: Seas0nPass will download the latest Apple TV firmware which will be used to create a custom ‘jailbroken’ firmware file.
Step 4: When prompted, connect your AppleTV 2G 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 custom restore process. Don’t touch anything
Step 6: iTunes will confirm the restore when complete and your Apple TV is now jailbroken. Now we are going to show you how to ‘Boot Tethered’ your Apple TV
How To Tethered Boot Apple TV 2G with Seas0nPass
Note: once the restore process via iTunes has been completed, disconnect your AppleTV from computer (for at least a brief moment) and reconnect to ensure that the tethered boot process below works properly.
Step 1: Open Seas0nPass again 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: Seas0nPass will complete the tethered boot automatically. Once finished, remove the USB cable and connect the HDMI cable.
Step 4: Viollaa….You have now successfully boot tethered.