Sunday, February 13, 2011

How To Jailbreak Apple TV 2G Running iOS 4.2.1 Using Greenpois0n RC6 [Untethered Jailbreak] Step by Step

We have just informed your that, The Chronic Dev team has released Greenpois0n RC6 which now support Apple TV 2G running iOS 4.2.1.
Now, we will show you show to Jailbreak Apple TV 2G running iOS 4.2.1.

For those, who are wondering if Apple TV 2G is worth ir? With this Greenpois0n Untethered Jailbreak you also get bunch of tweaks & Apps like – WiFi Tweak, Overflow, Slide show, XBMC-ATV2, Main Menu Weather, Main Menu Slideshow, Screensaver Settings, Exposed, VNC Settings, BTStact and few more (Details will be explained in our next post.). To answer the question, YES it is worth it.
How To Jailbreak Apple TV 2G Running iOS 4.2.1 Using GreenPois0n RC 6
Step 1: Download The Required Files (Apple TvV 2G iOS 4.2.1 & Greenpois0n RC 6) – Download links posted below
Step 2: Restore your Apple Tv 2G to iOS 4.2.1 – If its not already.
Step 3: Unplug both microUSB & Power cable from Apple TV 2G
Step 4: Launch GreenPois0n
Step 5: Click Yes to Jailbreak Apple TV 2G
Step 6: Click on Jailbreak & Follow on screen instructions in the follow order – To put your device in DFU
  • Plug-in microUSB
  • When prompted Plug in Power Cable
  • Quickly, Pree & Hold Both “Menu” + “Play/Pause” button on Apple Tv 2G Remote
  • When prompted release them..

Note: Timing is very important here. So, if you missed it for some reason, keep trying it. – Unplug both USB & Power cable and try it again.
Step 7: Once the device is in DFU mode, Greenpois0n will start jailbreak your Apple TV 2G – This process takes about 30 to 40 sec..
Step 8: Once done, your Apple TV 2G will reboot.
At this point your Apple TV 2G is Jailbroken. But, we need to install Cydia Payload to get nitoTV to enjoy bunch of awesome tweak & apps for your Apple TV 2G. Just keep follow the below step to get nitoTV.
Step 1: Once your Apple TV 2G is back, you will notice greenpois0n in your Main Menu – Select Inject Software to install Cydia Payload
Step 2: Select Cydia Payload to install it – This takes about a 30 sec – Depending on your internet speed.
Step 3: Once the installation is successful, Press the Menu on your Remote to reboot Apple TV 2G – Once rebooted, you will notice that greenpois0n will be replaced by nitoTV in your Main Menu
Step 4: Select nitoTV to install it – Once installed you will get bunch of tweak & apps that you can install one after the other.
For Video Tutorial click Here
Download Greenpois0n RC6 final + iOS 4.2.1 Here


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