iOS Mods

April 7, 2012

How To Jailbreak ATV2 after Apple stop Signing

 

This Tutorial will show you how to Jailbreak your ATV2 on any firmware 4.4.4 and below after apple has stopped signing for the firmware. All credit goes to the Dev teams for there tools.

What You Need –

AppleTV2,1_4.4.4_9A406a_Restore.ipsw – or alterantive ipsw

Seas0nPass_444.zip

iFaith-v1.4.2_windows.zip

Total Commader

iREB r5 (For iOS 3.x.x to 5.x.x)

TUTORIAL

1. Plug Your Apple TV2 into your PC and open iFaith. In iFaith select “Dump shsh blobs” follow the onscreen instructions to get your ATV2 into DFU mode and let it finish and save blobs to desktop and unplug your apple TV from PC.

2. Now in iFaith choose the “Build signed ipsw w Blobs”. Select the Blobs you saved to desktop in step 1 and then click Browse for the iOS 4.4.4 ipsw and select the ipsw 4.4.4 from your desktop and let iFaith build it.Do not use this to jailbreak just let it save to your desktop

3. Use the seasOnpass you downloaded to build a custom firmware (Right mouse click on “create ipsw” and choose your version do not use it to jailbreak it will save in my documents>seasOnpass

4. Create a new folder on your desktop and call it Jailbreak

5. Navigate to my documents>seasOnpass and you will see the custom ipsw firmware. Drag this firmware onto the TotalCommander icon. you should now see all the ipsw files on the left side.

6. On the right side of TotalCommander navigate to  the Jailbreak folder you created.

7. Mark the 2 dmg files on the Left and drag them to Right into your Jailbreak folder and let it extract there.

8. Now Drag the iFaith signed firmware from desktop onto the Total Commander icon.

9. Now you will see the iFaith files on the Left and the 2 dog files you extracted on the Right

10. Now highlight the 2 dmg files on the Right (the ones in your jailbreak folder) and drag them over to your iFaith folder and select overwrite all when prompted.

11. Ok thats the hard part done close total commander now and on your desktop you now have your final ipsw to do the business.

12. Open iReb and put your ATV2 into DFU mode just follow the prompts. If you are struggling to get into DFU mode plug the power lead into apple tv. leave it in for 10 seconds and pull out then try iReb.

13. Now that your in DFU mode open iTunes, select your device and hold SHIFT key in and click restore. When the popup comes up navigate to Desktop and select 00000xxxxx_IFAITH_Apple_TV_2-4.4.49A406a_signed.ipsw

14. iTunes will now do the rest and when its finished you will be jailbroken

 

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