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How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Posted February 18, 2011 at 2:21am by iClarified · 65600 views
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These are instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak on your iOS 4.2.1 Apple TV using Greenpois0n for Windows.

Step One
Open your web browser of choice and navigate to http://www.greenpois0n.com. Click the Windows link at the bottom of the screen.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Step Two
When prompted save the download to your desktop

Step Three
Double click the downloaded gp_win_rc6_final.zip file then drag the greenpois0n.exe file to the desktop. Double greenpois0n.exe from the desktop to launch the application.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

When asked if you are jailbreaking the Apple TV click Yes.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Step Four
Disconnect your Apple TV from the power and USB then click the large Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU) button
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Step Five
You will now be instructed on how to place your Apple TV into DFU mode.

Connect the USB cable immediately.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

After 7 seconds connect the power cable.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Press the Menu and Play/Pause buttons for 7 seconds
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Release the buttons.

Step Six
Once your Apple TV is successfully in DFU press the Jailbreak button to begin jailbreaking.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)

Step Seven
Once the jailbreak is complete you can press the Complete button. Make sure to wait 40 seconds before disconnecting the USB cable so the jailbreak process can finish up on the device.
How to Jailbreak Your Apple TV 2G Using Greenpois0n (Windows)


***A big thanks goes everyone who made this jailbreak possible.
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ibrk
ibrk - February 18, 2011 at 5:09pm
I may sound stupid but as of 02/18/2011, the official ATV2 firmware is only 4.1.1 How come Greenpois0n is for FW4.2.1?
ibrak
ibrak - February 19, 2011 at 7:50am
Never mind .It installed after about more than 50 tries. I'll conclude that OFW4.1.1 is JB-able. Cool!
Phil
Phil - February 18, 2011 at 5:16am
do I need this if I use atv flash? what would be the benefit of jailbreaking my atv?
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