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Jailbreak the Apple TV 2 with Seas0nPass for Mac and Windows

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Before you can install Kodi on your second generation Apple TV, it will have to be jailbroken. This process is fairly straight forward and hasn’t changed in years now. Once you’ve jailbroken your Apple TV 2, you’ll be able to install apps like Kodi and nitoTV. Unfortunately, not much exists in terms of apps for the jailbroken Apple TV 2, so you’ll likely be sticking to Kodi. The Apple TV 2 is much simpler to jailbreak than other Apple devices.

Seas0nPass is jailbreak tool created specifically for jailbreaking the Apple TV 2 device. It was created by nitoTV for the Firecore company and is available free of charge. Unlike other Apple devices, there has only ever been the one jailbreak tool, Seas0nPass, for jailbreaking the Apple TV 2 device. The process is pretty straight forward, so once you have Seas0nPass you should have your Apple TV 2 jailbroken in no time.

Required: Apple TV 2, Micro-USB Cable, and the Latest Version of iTunes

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SeasonPass for Apple TV 2

Download Seas0nPass for Mac

Download Seas0nPass for Windows


Step 1: Unzip the Seas0nPass.zip file you just download, then launch the Seas0nPass application.

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Step 2: Click on the Create IPSW button to begin the jailbreak process.

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Step 3: When prompted, connect the Apple TV 2 device to your computer using a Micro-USB cable, without connecting the power cable, then point your silver Apple TV remote at your device and hold both the MENU button and PLAY/PAUSE button at the same time for seven seconds.

Please Note: If you don’t see the front light slowly flashing when the device is connected to your computer, plug in the power cable for a few seconds, then unplug the power cable and quickly reconnect the device to your computer.

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Step 4: Wait a couple of minutes for Seas0nPass to jailbreak the Apple TV 2 device.

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Step 5: Press the Done button once notified that the Apple TV 2 firmware is successfully restored.

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Step 6: Connect the Apple TV 2 device to your television and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Step 7: Click on the Settings icon which should display the letters FC in red.

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Step 8: Navigate to the Audio & Video settings tab, then change the Audio output field to the 16 bit option, and you’re done!

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The difficult part is over, now that you’ve jailbroken your Apple TV 2, the next step would be to install Kodi for Apple TV 2.

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