Good news for fourth-generation Apple TV users out there! After dropping a public jailbreak for iOS 9.1 devices today, Pangu Team has decided to release a jailbreak solution for tvOS-powered Apple TV 4 set-top box.
Confirmed this when jailbreak is released for iOS 9.1, which becomes the first of that kind of public jailbreak made available for tvOS and Apple TV 4, opening it to a whole new era of possibilities.
A new Apple TV jailbreak by Pangu is already there in the list of roll out. While the ATV 4 already has an iOS-like App Store for official supported apps, and an official sideloadable option for those third-party apps that Apple doesn’t approve of. Jailbreak, will still be very useful one for things like customizing the interface and adding new features when wouldn’t be possible without a jailbreak.
We will release jb for Apple TV4(9.0.x) next week which only has SSH access. It’s mainly for security researchers and jailbreak developers.
What you have to note is that Pangu’s Apple TV 4 jailbreak will only be available for those running tvOS 9.0.x, not the latest tvOS 9.1/9.1.1 and the upcoming tvOS 9.2. If your Apple TV still on tvOS 9.0.x. Do Not update to a newer version of firmware, if you really plan to take advantage of this jailbreak released when it becomes available in the next few weeks.
No worry! We will let you know about Apple TV 4 jailbreak goes live next week. Stay tuned!
Time to wait, then you have a compatable iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9.1, can follow these instructions here to jailbreak it using Pangu’s latest jailbreak tool: How To Jailbreak iOS 9.1 On iPad Pro, iPhone 6s / 6s Plus, More 64-Bit Devices [Guide].
(source: Pangu [Twitter])
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