Do no update ATV2 to 6.1

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Ratatapa, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    Some people might known, the reason i make this thread is to make sure other people don't make the same mistake as I did.

    Jailbreak for ATV2 6.1 is out but XBMC doesn't work for 6.1

    They are trying to find a fix and I hope it will be soon. lol
     
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    Sky Blue

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    Do you mean 5.2?
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    well yeah same thing :)

    latest 5.2 (iOS 6.1 - 10B144b) (XBMC doesn't work on it) yet
     
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Breaking news

    No idea why but Apple started Signing 5.0.2 again today.

    So if your like me and didnt had SHSH go sign them now!!! lol

    Happy that i got XBMC back on my ATV2
     
  5. macrumors 68040

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    So really what you are saying is "don't upgrade to ATV2 to 5.2 IF you jailbreak"...

    You do realize that not everyone jail breaks their ATV's right? Your title is completely misleading. I actaully thought that there was something wrong with 5.2 on the AppleTV2's, but it turns out you just can't jailbreak it. Awesome. Good job you...
     
  6. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    There is a reason to have a ATV if you don't jailbreak it? :O
     
  7. macrumors regular

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    I suspect the vast majority of ATVs are not jailbroken, for many the stock ATV is fine.
     
  8. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well if someone has an ATV2 and not jailbreak i'll pya you a ATV3 for your ATV2 lol
     
  9. macrumors regular

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    If you saved your shah blobs, you can downgrade. I was able to downgrade last night.
     
  10. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks for reading the other posts
     
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    Avatar74

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    Netflix, Youtube, Hulu, Flickr, iTunes 1080p, iTunes music, Photostream, Apple trailers, MLB, NHL, desktop mirroring for my rMBP and consequently.... um, anything I can pull up on my computer?

    :rolleyes:
     
  12. CocoaPuffs, Feb 19, 2013
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    macrumors 68010

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    Jailbroken ATV2 does the same thing minus 1080, but it's compensated by having free Hulu, AmazonPrime, and whatever XBMC has to offer.
     
  13. macrumors 6502

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    Don't use XBMC only use ATV Flash so will be udating:cool:
     
  14. macrumors 68000

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    If I had a need for the features of the 3 vs. my 2 I'd take you up on that. I don't have a 1080p-capable TV and I only use it for Netflix, minimal Youtube and music streaming through HomeSharing.
     
  15. macrumors regular

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    There are a large number reporting issue with movies buffering for a really large amount of time after going to 5.2. I'm one of them.
     
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    FreakinEurekan

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    I'll trade you an un-JB ATV2 (with box) for a ATV3, sure! Send me a PM. I haven't upgraded just because I don't want to bother with selling the 2.
     
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    aaronvan

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    Well said.
     

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