How To Jailbreak Apple TV 2G With PwnageTool

PwnageTool is one amazing program which has now proved itself as one of those tools which can jailbreak all the Apple devices running on iOS. And interestingly, Pwnage tool is the first jailbreak tool which is capable of hacking Apple TV. Yes, it is capable to jailbreak Apple TV 2G.

Here is the step by step guide to jailbreak Apple TV 2G using PwnageTool:

STEP 1: First, you need to make sure that you are having iTunes on your Mac computer. If not, then better download it.

STEP 2: Now download PwnageTool for your Mac.

STEP 3: Now, next step is to download iOS4.1 firmware for your Apple TV 2G.

STEP 4: Once you are all set with all the required tools, run the PwnageTool 4.1 on your Mac, and select the option labeled as iPad / Apple TV 2

PwnageTool 4.1 How To Jailbreak Apple TV 2G with PwnageTool 4.1

STEP 5: Now, PwnageTool 4.1 will prompt you for the appropriate firmware for Apple TV 2G. Since we have already downloaded it above, just help the jailbreak utility to locate it. Or else, it can itself get the firmware for your Apple TV 2G.

STEP 6: This tool will itself install a custom firmware on your Apple TV 2G. So just sit and wait till it displays a message, ihaz success.

STEP 7: Now all you need to do is simply follow the instructions given by PwnageTool just by clicking on the DFU Button which will actually restore the custom firmware on Apple TV.

This was the complete guide to jailbreak Apple TV 2G with PwnageTool.

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January 18, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra

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