Apple TV Jailbreak

Apple tvOS Jailbreak- Complete Guide and Updates

TvOS 12.2 is the latest operating system update for Apple TV and Apple TV 4K that came along with iOS 12.2 and WatchOS 5.2. And now Apple continues with the firmware lineup by seeding TvOS 12.3 beta and iOS 12.3 also with WatchOS 5.2.1. But none of Apple’s approaches within stock was able to stop the user from going to jailbreak. And now Apple TV Jailbreak wins more value with all the updates added. And here we go for everything in details.

Jailbreak iOS 12.3

Apple TV Jailbreak -Road so far

  • Chimera TV Jailbreak - compatible with Apple TV (4th and 5th generation) running tvOS 12.0- 12.1.1
  • Electra TV Jailbreak - compatible Apple TV (4th and 5th generation) running tvOS 11.2- 11.3.1
  • LiberTV Jailbreak - Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4 K running tvOS 11.0- 11.
  • GreenG0blin tvOS Jailbreak - compatible with Apple TV 4 running tvOS 10.2.2
  • LiberTV Jailbreak - compatible with Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.1- tvOS 10.1
  • Pangu9 Jailbreak - Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.0- tvOS 9.0.1
  • Seas0npass Jailbreak Apple TV - compatible with Apple TV 2 running tvOS 4.3- tvOS 5.3 in untethered and tvOS 6.1.2 is tethered

Chimera Jailbreak Apple TvOS 12.0- 12.1.1

Chimera Jailbreak

CoolStar-led Electra jailbreak team released Chimera jailbreak supporting tvOS 12.0 to tvOS 12.1.1. Along with the tvOS jailbreak, we find support for Chimera iOS jailbreak support up to iOS 12.1.2 in a semi-untethered way.

The complete step Guide to Chimera Jailbreak

  • Download Chimera tvOS IPA and the latest Cydia impactor tool version
  • Connect the Apple TV device to the PC with a proper cable
  • Launch Cydia impactor and drag the jailbreak ipa into the interface
  • Give Apple ID and the password to sideload the jailbreak ipa
  • Leave the device to process and once the jailbreak is over unplug the device and connect with the TV
  • Now launch the Chimera jailbreak app from the TV and continue to process.

And that is all you need doing to enjoy more power on your Apple TV. So enjoy!

Electra tvOS Jailbreak tvOS 11.2- 11.3.1

electra Jailbreak

CoolStar-led team released Electra TV Jailbreak targeting tvOS 11.2- 11.3.1. The tool was developed with support @nitoTV and @Jaywalker with the compatibility for Apple TV 4th and 5th Generation. And thanks to the CoolStar update, support was added with version 1.0.4

The step guide to Electra TV Jailbreak

  • Download Electra tvOS IPA and the available latest Cydia impactor tool version
  • Connect the Apple TV device to the PC
  • Launch Cydia impactor on the PC and drag the jailbreak ipa into the interface
  • For the installation, provide the Apple ID and the password
  • Once it is side-loaded, disconnect and connect to the TV
  • Now finish the process by processing through Electra tvOS jailbreak

That is all you need doing and now enjoy more apps and features.

LiberTV Jailbreak for tvOS 11.0- 11.1

Security researcher and jailbreak developer Jonathan Levin released the update of LiberTV Jailbreak targeting tvOS 11.0- tvOS 11.1. This has developed based on the Ian Beer’s async_wake exploit and KPPless technique by Xerub. The jailbreak supports Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K.

Step Guide to LiberTV Jailbreak

  • Download LiberTV jailbreak IPA and the latest Cydia impactor tool version on the PC
  • Connect the TV device to the PC and launch Cydia impactor interface
  • Now drag and drop the jailbreak IPA into the interface letting side-load
  • Provide the Apple ID and the Password
  • Once the app is installed, get it and connect to the television
  • Continue to jailbreak Apple TV with "Click Me"

Apple TV 4 K users are required to get the support of Xcode with Mac since the Cydia impactor method is not supported here

GreenG0blin tvOS Jailbreak for tvOS 10.2.2

This jailbreak supports Apple TV 4 jailbreak that running tvOS 10.2.2. GreenG0blin jailbreak for Apple TV has released by the developer @nitoTV and Jaywalker. The complete jailbreak has developed based on the v0rtex exploit, Stockton's g0blin jailbreak (iOS 10), together with more work from Siguza and Luca Todesco.

Step Guide to GreenG0blin Jailbreak Apple TV 4

  • Download jailbreak IPA and the latest Cydia impactor tool version on the PC
  • Connect the Apple TV while launching Cydia impactor tool from the PC
  • Drag the IPA into the interface and let the app get signed. Then provide the Apple ID and the password when required
  • Now connect the device to the television and continue with jailbreak by opening the app
  • In several minutes, it will show "Jailbroke Yo"

LiberTV jailbreak for tvOS 9.1 to 10.1

LiberTV jailbreak is the utility that released for Apple TV 4 functioning tvOS 9.1 – 10.1. It is a semi-untethered jailbreak approach and that offered by Jonathan Levin.

Complete guide to LiberTV jailbreak

  • First of all, download both LiberTV jailbreak and Cydia Impactor files on your Windows or Mac
  • Use a proper USB cable and network the PC and the Apple TV
  • Launch Cydia impactor
  • And then, drag and drop the IPA file or LiberTV on the interface of Cydia impactor
  • When it will ask your Apple ID logins, enter them and continue
  • So the jailbreak app installation will begin
  • Remove Apple TV from the USB cable once the installation succeeded
  • And then network ATV to the TV through HDMI
  • The LiberTV jailbreak app will then appear on your device’s Home. To launch the app for further
  • Select “Perform kernel patches”, “Remount root filesystem” and “Disable auto-updates after success” from the UI. And then click “Do it!” button
  • The jailbreak procedure will begin. The process will end with a reboot. The UI will display “Success! Your TV has been liberated
  • Important: if you will be unable to get successful results, rerun the LiberTV jailbreak app with proper entries as guided.

Apple TV jailbreak with Pangu9

Famous jailbreaker Pangu offered this tool for Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.0 to tvOS 9.0.1 and even only with Mac OS. But this cannot support tvOS 9.2.

Step by step guide for Pangu9

  • Firstly download Pangu ATV zip file and extract it
  • And connect the Apple TV to Mac with a proper USB cable
  • Register through UDID number. Go through following steps to get UDID
  • Go to Xcode > Windows > device and select the linked Apple TV. And then copy special characters that give
  • And then log into your Apple Dev account and register the ATV using the taken UDID
  • You can create a new Apple ID there
  • After that, form the mobile provisioning file
  • Now click the specific tvOS app development section > Next > enter your developer certificate
  • Download the provisioning profile
  • Once downloaded save it to Apple TV jailbreak folder right away
  • And then rename the folder as embedded.mobileprovision
  • Now get ready to set up Apple TV 4 IPA file with following guidelines
  • Open Xcode > Window > select the certain device from the menu > click + TV
  • The Pangu app will install to the connected ATV
  • So click the Pangu app. Within a few minutes, the device will be jailbroken

Apple TV jailbreak with Seas0npass

Seas0npass is the jailbreak tool which available for Apple TV 2 functioning tvOS 4.3 to tvOS 5.3. It is an untethered method. Also, it capable of supporting as a tethered tool for tvOS 6.1.2 on ATV 2. It can launch on both Mac and Windows.


  • The latest version of iTunes
  • If there is a connected iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with the computer, it should disconnect till the end of the jailbreak procedure
  • Micro USB cable

Step guide for Seas0npass Jailbreak

  • Download Seas0npass jailbreak tool as a zip extension on your desktop
  • And then, unzip the downloaded package and run it
  • After that, click Create IPSW option and commence the procedure
  • Now disconnect the power cable and connect the ATV right away to Mac or PC using the compiled USB cable
  • Finally, for silver ATV remotes need to point on the Apple TV while the light is there in front of the TV. After that, press and hold Menu + Play or Pause buttons around 10 seconds
  • Click “Done” and end the process
  • Consequently, Seas0nPass settings will display on the Apple TV home

Jailbreak guide for tethered boot

  • Run the tool first and select the Boot Tethered icon there
  • After that, link Apple TV to Windows or Mac with a cable when asking
  • When flashing light, connect the ATV to the power cable
  • Press and hold Menu + Play or Pause keys at ones for few seconds
  • You can remove the USB cable and connect to HDMI cable right away

Why should we jailbreak Apple TV?

  • Apple TV Jailbreak helps for Web browsing
  • To customize Apple TV with weather menu, add slideshows, hide menus, adjust screen save settings and more
  • To effortlessly access new applications
  • Control ATV through iPhone, iPad or iPod with the support of remote HD feature
  • Use AirPlay to set up different types of media files from iDevices
  • To get access to those blocked TV channels such as HBO, XBMC, Pandora, Nitotv and more