After the exploits of&#a hundred and sixty;@ pod2g last week were used to the iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, third and fourth generation iPod touch and the original iPad jailbreak and now is the second generation Apple TV's turn. With the specialized tool Seas0nPass jailbreak is now very easy to second-generation Apple TV iOS 4.4.4 jailbreak untethered to (similar to iOS 5.0.1). If you are already a tethered
jailbreak had led from the second generation Apple TV iOS 4.4.4 you can use to re Seas0nPass untethered jailbreak it.
Users who are still on an older version of IOS would sit on IOS 4.4.4 to update for new features such as mirroring and AirPlay access to the photo stream of icloud. Plex is currently not appropriate for Apple TV iOS 4.4. 4. The next jailbreak plugins are currently at least for IOS 4.4.4:
- Couch Surfer
- Media Player
- Remote HD
- RSS Feeds
To successfully jailbreak an Apple TV using the Seas0nPass tool you will need the following:
- An Apple TV (second generation).
- A micro USB cable.
- A working computer
- Intel based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or above, or
- PC with Microsoft XP or later.
- The latest version of iTunes (free download from Apple).
If you are a seasoned Apple TV user looking to update from a previous firmware version, but are wondering what features and improvements have been made in the 4.4 release then wonder no more. The full list of changes can be found below:
- AirPlay Mirroring – wirelessly stream what’s on your iPad 2 to your HDTV.
- Photo Stream – view photos recently taken on your iOS device and pushed to your photo stream in iCloud.
- Trailers – A whole new way to browse and view hundreds of the latest movie trailers (region specific).
- National Hockey League – watch live games. View highlights, scores and more.
- Wall Street Journal Live – watch up to date news, business commentary and financial analysis.
If you are planning on updating your Apple TV to the latest build of iOS in order to use Seas0nPass to achieve an untethered jailbreak, it is worth noting that the Plex plugin is currently not supported.
Jailbreak Apple TV 2G On iOS 4.4.4 Using Seas0nPass
Step 2: As mentioned above, Seas0npass is based around a restore based jailbreak and therefore requires a custom built IPSW. Select the ‘Create IPSW‘ option to begin the process.
Step 3: The latest Apple TV firmware (4.4.4) will be downloaded and Seas0nPass will use this file to create a custom jailbroken file.
Step 4: When prompted by the tool, connect your Apple TV device to your Mac/PC using theMicro USB cable. Do not have the power cable connected at this time. The light on the front of the Apple TV will begin to flash rapidly, it is now time to point the remote at the device and hold both the MENU and PLAY/PAUSE buttons for seven seconds.
Step 5: After the seven seconds has elapsed, release the buttons. iTunes will automatically open and begin the restore process. Don’t be alarmed by the windows that you see opening on the screen.
Step 6: After the process is complete, iTunes will confirm the successful restore. Your Apple TV is now jailbroken. You can check this by connecting the device to your television and viewing the interface. In the bottom right hand corner you should see a temporary ‘FC’ logo which confirms a successful restore.
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