Use GreenPois0n RC6 to jailbreak Apple TV 2G, GreenPois0n is capable to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 untethered on Apple TV 2G. To perform jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 on Apple TV 2G then follow the given step by step instructions below.
Jailbreak Apple TV 2G using Greenpois0n
Download GreenPoison RC6 and extract the zip file
Run the extracted greenpois0n.exe file
Hit Yes, because you are Jailbreaking Apple TV
Make sure Apple TV is turned off and then hit the “Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU)” button
Follow the on-screen instructions to put you Apple TV in DFU mode
- Plug AppleTV in to USB
- Plug in Power adapter
- Press and hold MUNU and PLAY/PAUSE buttons
- Release both buttons
Jailbreak Apple TV
When you successfully put your Apple TV in DFU mode, hit the “Jailbreak” button to start Jailbreak process and then wait for Greenpois0n to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 on Apple TV
When done hit the “Complete” button and wait for 40 seconds, don’t unplug the Apple TV from computer. After that you have successfully jailbroken iOS 4.2.1 untethered on Apple TV 2G
Unplug the Apple TV from computer and connect it with your TV, go to GreenPois0n menu and select “Inject Software”. Now you have full control to install apps on your Apple TV 2G.