Apple recently released 5.2 update for the Apple TV that brought the much needed Bluetooth keyboard support and today, folks behind the SeasonPass (seas0npass) have updated their jailbreak app for the new 5.2 update. Firecore, the company behind Seasonpass has also updated aTV Flash for the second gen Apple TV.
By doing jailbreak, you will be able use the wireless keyboard to do web browsing, media playback and library browsing without breaking the ‘normal’ remote functionality. Also check out Safari browser RSS extension
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You can find instructions here. The jailbreak is untethered which means it will retain jailbreak even if you switch the Apple TV off.
If you want to update, follow these instructions:
Backup your settings through the Maintenance > Manage Backups menu.
Run the latest version of Seas0nPass (download from links given above) to update the Apple TV to 5.2.
Download and install the new 2.2 version of aTV Flash (link).
Install any desired items through the Maintenance > Manage Extras menu.
Restore the previously saved settings through the Maintenance > Manage Backups menu.
February 15, 2013
| Apple News