Seas0nPass jailbreak tool updated for Apple TV 5.2

By , Feb 13, 2013

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Good news for all of you second generation Apple TV owners out there. FireCore has just announced that the latest firmware for the set-top box, Apple TV 5.2, is now jailbreakable thanks to an update to the Seas0nPass tool.

Apple released the new software at the end of last month alongside iOS 6.1 for its other devices. The update includes Bluetooth keyboard support, Up Next and now, thanks to the jailbreak, pretty much whatever you want…

From FireCore’s blog post:

“The wait is over, and today we’re happy to release updated versions of aTV Flash (black) and Seas0nPass that support the recently released 5.2 (iOS 6.1) Apple TV software. Big thanks goes to the evad3rs for making much of this possible.”

Unfortunately, Seas0nPass only provides an untethered jailbreak for the second generation Apple TV running the latest 5.2 firmware (or older with saved firmware signatures). The third generation Apple TV is still not supported.

So if you fall into this category, and you’re ready to start jailbreaking, you can find the latest version of the Seas0nPass tool on our Downloads page. If you need help, Jeff should be along later today with a step-by-step video tutorial.

And for those of you wondering why you would want to jailbreak your Apple TV, check out our Benefits of Jailbreaking post.

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  • Zorvage

    We want that 1080P ATV3 iOS 6.1 untethered! The wait is so long :(

    • http://twitter.com/PROEDGEBIKER PROEDGEBIKER.COM

      i hear ya loud and clear!

  • http://twitter.com/DDBeecham iDarkanio

    yeaaah, where is my Jailbreak for the AppleTV3….are they working on it??? or its just gonna be a Dream???

  • aleonell

    Couldn’t you already jailbreak the Apple TV 2 with Evasi0n?

  • RickON

    this is not an unthetered jailbrake?

  • Snidler

    my XBMC no longer works with this update on ATV2!!

  • Ryan

    It has been a year or so since my Apple TV was jailbroke, but I don’t recall having to pay $30 for the extra viewing features. When did this start? Maybe I didn’t use Seas0nPass at the time… Seemed like I last jailbroke when GreenPois0n hit the scene… What’s up with this?

  • Josh

    Apple Tv 3rd Gen JAILBREAK

  • Gary

    Hi I am no computer keek but i have a apple tv 2 can someone walk me through how to unlock it so I can use it thanks Gary

  • Lifeinjail

    Hackers are to afraid to admit they’ve lost there edge…pod2g and muscle nerd don’t know how to jailbreak the Apple TV 3…this information is from a reliable source…the hacking community will perish !

  • Lifeinjail

    Evaders will no longer evade after iOS 7…say goodbye to jailbreaking forever….#lifeinjail….there will be no atv 3 jailbreak (lifeinjail) sources say theses guys lack the talent to proceed as apple secuirty features have become increasingly difficult to jailbreak all in attempts to stop childish behavior

  • http://www.facebook.com/jean.lussier15 Jean Lussier

    I tried to connect my apple tv 2 on my computer but FC keeps telling that it doesnt support this device ?? I know that the model I have is an apple tv 2 .. what’s the problem ?

  • William Valencia

    Got through the install no problems but once connected to the TV I get the apple logo to show up but that is it. Black screen that is it. I tried to hard reset by holding the menu and down button on the remote and again just the apple logo for a second or two and then black again. What is going on?