Apple TV Jailbreak
Apple TV is the digital media center and allow you to access application likes Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes. Apple TV 4k (5th generations) the latest model and latest firmware is tvOS 11. However, Apple provides some limited functions with Apple TV.
Jailbreak gives more value by adding more features. Here are the reasons to have jailbreak for Apple TV.
Top Reason to Jailbreak Apple TV
Customization – Add slideshows, weather menu, ability to adjust screen saver settings, hide menus.
Very easy access to new applications.
Get a different kind of media file from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices by using AirPlay.
Remote HD – Use your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to control Apple TV. (As a remote control)
Allows to access to XBMC, HBO, Nitotv, Pandora and many more third party TV channels.
Apple TV jailbreak support upto now.
LiberTV jailbreak - Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.1 - tvOS 10.1
Pangu9 jailbreak - Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.0 - tvOS 9.0.1
Seas0npass jailbreak - Apple TV 2 running tvOS 4.3 - tvOS 5.3 (untethered) & tvOS 6.1.2 (tethered)
Apple TV jailbreak with LiberTV
Liber TV is the latest jailbreak tool released on 03rd March 2017 for Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.1-10.1. This tool developed by Jonathan Levin (Morpheus) and It is semi-untethered jailbreak method.
Step Guide for liberTV Jailbreak
Step 1 - Download Cydia Impactor & liberTV jailbreak files to your PC from following link.
Step 2 - Connect your Apple TV to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 3 - Open the Cydia Impactor. Drag the liberTV IPA file on to the Cydia Impactor.
Step 4 - Now it will have required your Apple ID and password to sign in. Enter it.
Step 5 - It will start to installing the jailbreak app to the Apple TV.
Step 6 - Once installation complete, disconnect your Apple TV from PC.
Step 7 - Connect your Apple TV to your TV via HDMI for the final process.
Step 8 - Now LiberTV jailbreak app should be your Apple TV’s Home screen. Open the jailbreak app.
Step 9 - Select the options as follows for jailbreaking. Press the Do it button.
Step 10 - Now your Apple TV begin to jailbreak. It will take few minutes and reboot your Apple TV. Finally, you will get the “Success! Your TV has been liberated” messages.
Note - If jailbreak fails, again run the & liberTV jailbreak app until it success.
Apple TV jailbreak with Pangu9
Team Pangu released jailbreak tool for Apple TV 4 device model. It is working tvOS 9.0 - tvOS 9.0.1 versions and only compatible with Mac operation system. Later Apple released tvOS 9.2 and and can not jailbreak tvOS using Pangu tool.
Pangu9 Requirements for Apple TV jailbreak
Pangu9 Apple TV jailbreak tool only compatible with Mac computer.
Apple TV4 - tvOS 9.0 - 9.0.1 should run.
C-type USB cable.
Xcode application should be install to your Mac.
You should have Apple development membership account. If you do not have Apple account, you should create before install - Get it from here.
Step Guide for Pangu9 Jailbreak :
Step 01 - Download Pangu Apple TV zip file and extract.
Step 02 - Now connect your Apple TV to Mac by using USB cable.
Step 03 - Now you register with UDID number and use following path to get UDID.
Step 04 - Open Xcode > Windows > device and choose connected Apple TV. Now you will see special characters as the image shown. Please copy it.
Step 05 - Now you should login Apple developer account and should register your Apple TV by giving above UDID. Use this path to do it https://developer.apple.com/account/ios/device/tvOS/create
Step 06 - Create new Apple ID for Apple TV at this time.
Step 07 - In the next step, you should create mobile provisioning file. Use this path do it quickly. https://developer.apple.com/account/ios/profile/limited/create
Step 08 - Now click on tvOS App development panel and click next button and pick your developer certificate.
Step 09 - Now download provisioning profile and you must save it to Apple TV jailbreak folder. After saved you must rename folder name as embedded.mobileprovision.
Step 10 - Now you are ready to install Apple TV 4 IPA file. Use following path do it. Launch Xcode > Window > select device from menu > click + with your TV. At this time, Pangu jailbreak app will install to your Apple TV 4.
Step 11 - Now click Pangu jailbreak app and after few minutes, you will have jailbroken Apple TV.
Apple TV jailbreak with Seas0npass
Apple TV 2 running tvOS 4.3 - tvOS 5.3 versions can jailbreak as untethered method. Same tool can be used to jailbreak tvOS 6.1.2 version as tethered on Apple TV 2. Seas0npass jailbreak tools are available both Windows and Mac versions.
Seas0npass Requirements for Apple TV 2 jailbreak
iTunes latest version.
Micro USB cable.
iPhones, iPod touches and iPads want to disconnect from your computer while complete the Seas0npass jailbreak.
Step guide for Seas0npass Jailbreak
Step 01 - Download Seas0npass.zip file according to your computer.
Step 02 - Unzip the downloaded Seas0npass zip file and run the Seas0npass.
Step 03 - Click the Create IPSW icon to start the jailbreak process.
Step 04 - While disconnect the power cable, connect Apple TV to the PC or Mac using micro USB cable.
Step 05 - It needs to point the remote at the Apple TV, when the light on the front of the TV. then hold MENU and the PLAY/PAUSE buttons for 7 seconds. If you have silver Apple TV remote, you have to do this step. Others can ignore this step.
Step 06 - Restore will complete automatically. Click the done to Confirm the complete.
Step 07 - When complete the jailbreak, it will appear Seas0nPass settings on your Apple TV home screen.
Jailbreak guide for tethered boot
Step 01 - Run Seas0nPass and choose Boot Tethered icon.
Step 02 - Connect Apple TV to the PC or Mac using USB cable, when prompted.
Step 03 - Wait until flashing light. Then connect the Apple TV with power cable. Hold the MENU and the PLAY/PAUSE buttons together for seven seconds.
Step 04 - Tethered boot will complete automatically. When it complete, remove USB cable. Then connect HDMI cable.