FireCore conducted an update of its jailbreak tool Seans0nPass to perform the jailbreak tethered in the Apple TV iOS 5.0 (iOS 5.1 - 9B179b). Seas0nPass 0.8.3 does not support some of the most popular plugins such as XBMC, Plex or Remote HD, but the developers are working hard against their compatibility with Media Player, Last.fm or nitoTV are
How to jailbreak your Apple TV 2 iOS 5.0 (iOS 5.1 - 9B179b) with Seas0npass:
1: Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer (currently 10.6.1)
2: Download the latest version of the tool Seas0nPass (Mac / Windows).
3: Take the Apple TV and the USB cable and make sure that no other iDevice is connected to
your PC or Mac.
4: Unzip Seans0nPass
5: Start Seas0nPass and select "Create IPSW" to start the jailbreak.
6: Download the latest firmware from Apple for the Apple TV 2 (IOS 5.0) and create a custom
7: Seas0nPass will ask you to connect Apple TV to the computer using the micro USB cable (do not connect the power cable).
8: Use the supplied remote control, press MENU and PLAY / PAUSE button together for 7 seconds until the little light on the front of the Apple TV flashes quickly.
9: iTunes should recognize the device, automatically open and start the restore process using the custom firmware created in step 6.
10: Like any standard restore process, iTunes will confirm that the iDevice has been restored, leaving you with a jailbroken Apple TV 2.As this version of jailbreak is tethered Seas0nPass (attached) whenever the iDevice must be restarted, it should be connected to the computer to be restarted.
Using Seas0nPass Tethered to a Reboot:
1: After the restore process is complete, the Apple TV must be disconnected from the computer for at least one second. Open Seas0nPass and select "Boot tethered."
2: Seas0nPass When prompted, connect Apple TV to your PC or Mac via micro-USB cable. When the light flashes rapidly, connect the power cord before servicing the MENU and PLAY / PAUSE together for 7 seconds.
3: The boot process will be handled automatically by tethered Seas0nPass. Once the process is complete, the USB and power cables can be removed and the Apple TV can be used normally.
One thing to remember: timing is crucial for the success of this process.
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