AppleTV 2G Jailbreak

by editor @ on October 21, 2010

Yesterday, the iOS dev community has successfully jailbroken the new AppleTV. The second generation AppleTV runs on iOS, the same operating system used on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. This is the first step in order to be able to install applications on the device, and at the time of writing this short post, there are already news of a Weather app running on a second generation Apple TV.

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Exciting times..

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  • Anonymous

    aha, great!!! The dev team is genius!!
    I just jailbreak my iPhone 4 iOS 4.1 with GreenPois0n followed this guide:
    very great, totally stunned that I can do so much cool things…

  • Marc

    Uou!! I jailbreak my new Apple TV 2 but nothings visually happens. Thanks

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  • miski

    It would be nice to install iOS apps or codecs that enables Divx/Xvid/Avi play. Is it possible to install iPad version of VLC Player on Apple TV 2G to play avi movies?

  • Ggus

    I jailbroke my atv 2g and added the weather and rss app.. its called nitotv .. but we need a Web Browser… that way we can run p2p and espn3 and jtv and such… I also started theming mine.

  • Techker

    i would like to do it but im on windows and PwnageTool version is for mac only??

  • Polaris

    So tell me why I would want to go through this trouble to get a weather app working?

  • Techker

    anybody have issues with ssh to it??im a pc user so i used putty or winscp..but always connection refused..

  • Techker

    by the way i did the jailbreak but i dont see whats on that pic??

  • bianco

    Im a newbie, so pardon this question, but if you jailbrake your atv can you still download updates when the become available from apple?

  • bianco

    (sorry if this is a duplicate post as I don’t see my previous one)Can you still download apple updates on a jailbroken atv 2g?

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  • Arturito Net

    For anyone that has recently bought Apple TV 2G this won’t work as the it comes with iOS 4.3. In Apple TV 2G displays software version 4.2.1
    This tutorial explains how to jailbreak the latest Apple TV 2G:

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