Saturday, February 12, 2011

Guide: How to untethered Jailbreak Apple Tv 2G on iOS 4.2.1 using Greenpois0n RC6 [Download, How To]

Chronic Dev Team just updated their Site with latest version of Greenpois0n RC6 which now supports Apple TV 2. Greenpois0n RC6 is available for both Mac and Windows. Greenpois0n RC6 Jailbreak iOS 4.2.1/ iOS 4.2.6 untethered.  We are writing a guide on how to jailbreak Apple TV 2 using Greenpois0n RC6 for Windows. But the same steps follows for Mac too.

How to: Jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 Untethered on Apple TV 2 using Greenpois0n RC6:

Download Greenpois0n RC6 here for Windows and Mac.
Download iOS 4.2.1 for Apple Tv 2G Here.
1. Plug the device to your computer using the USB cable
2. Quit iTunes if it shows up
3. Start, It will show a message like below press YES for Apple TV.

4. Press “Prepare to Jailbreak” button

5. Follow instructions listed on Greenpois0n App.

  • Plug Apple in to USB for (7 Sec)
  • Plug in Power adapter (3 sec)
  • Press and hold MENU and PLAY/PAUSE (7 Sec)
  • Release Both buttons
If the above method doesn’t work, you can also try the following steps to get DFU mode.
  • Plug power and USB cables into Apple TV 2.
  • Plug USB cable into your PC.
  • Hold down the menu and down buttons on your Apple TV remote for about 7 seconds, until the light flashes quickly.
  • Now hold down menu and play button for 7 sec until light flashes quickly.
5. Once done in DFU mode, Press Jailbreak,  This operation will install the jailbreak on the device.
6. .Your Apple TV should now be successfully jailbroken untethered on iOS 4.2.1. Once done, unplug it from your computer and connect it to your TV again. Navigate to “greenpois0n” menu and select “Inject Software” option to install Cydia package. (As shown in first picture)
Your Apple TV 2G is now untethered jailbroken. Now you can install third party softwares.
If anything goes wrong, restore to fresh stock iOS 4.2.1 (iOS 4.1.1) firmware and retry.

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