Seas0nPass provides an ‘un-tethered’ jailbreak for the latest 4.3 (8F455) AppleTV software. This means the steps listed under the “Using Seas0nPass for a tethered boot” section are not required.
FireCore has launched an updated version of Seas0nPass, their all-in-one jailbreak utility for Apple TV 2G users. The updated tool can provide an un-tethered jailbreak for the most recent firmware – iOS 4.3 build 8F455.
Seas0nPass is a jailbreak tool designed specifically for the second-generation Apple TV that runs a variant of iOS – the mobile operating system powering Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch players.
Created exclusively for the Apple TV user, Seas0nPass is actually the first Apple TV-specific jailbreak tool.
Seas0nPass allows you to easily create custom IPSW files for your set-top box and restore them in iTunes, much like with the PwnageTool application from the iPhone Dev Team.
Also included in PwnageTool is a simple ‘tethered boot’ option that aids in using newer Apple TV firmwares when an ‘un-tethered’ jailbreak is not yet available.
The current version, Seas0nPass 0.7.8, provides an ‘un-tethered’ jailbreak for the latest 4.3 (8F455) Apple TV software. An un-tethered hack means users can roam free as soon as the jailbreak is complete, as opposed to having to jailbreak the device every time a reboot is necessary.
FireCore asks users to note that the current Seas0nPass version will not add a Seas0nPass menu to the AppleTV. The developers promise “this is something that will be resolved soon.”
Apple TV iOS 4.3 8F455 jailbreak requirements thus include the latest version of iTunes, the latest version of Seas0nPass, a micro USB cable, an Intel-based Mac running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later, or a Windows PC running XP or later.
Users must also disconnect any iPods, iPhones, and iPads from their computer before attempting to use Seas0nPass.
A guide on how to use Seas0nPass to jailbreak the Apple TV can be found over at the official FireCore web site.
Note that although jailbreaking does pose some benefits, Apple does not condone the practice.
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Note: The current version will not add a Seas0nPass menu to the AppleTV – this is something that will be resolved soon.
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