iFaith 1.5.9 just updated by iH8sn0w, added support for the new Apple TV firmware iOS 5.3 (10B809) This new version also fixed some bugs. iFaith allows you to dump shsh blobs for the current firmware even if Apple is not signing. For example, your device is now running on iOS 5.1.1, and Apple has stopped signing 5.0 – 5.1.1 firmware, then we can not save the shsh blobs for 5.1.1 with Cydia or TinyUmbrella, but iFaith can do it.
With iFaith, A4 devices can be downgraded to a lower firmware than the current running. Unfortunately, it is currently only support Windows, iFaith for Mac is still in developing, which may be available in the near future. But if you are eager to save shsh on Mac, you can try TinyUmbrella, but only supports the firmwares that are being signed.
How to dump Apple TV 2 5.3 SHSH with iFaith 1.5.9
Step 1: Download iFaith from the link posted below
Step 2: Unzip the .zip file, then launch the iFaith-v1.5.9.exe.
Step 3: The first screen should look as below. Click “OK”.
Step 4: Next, you will see this screen. To save SHSH, you must click “Dump SHSH Blobs”.
Step 5: Read this next screen carefully. When you understand the instructions, click “Proceed”.
Step 6: Read the credits screen, and be sure to take note of the fact that my name is there . Click “let’s go!”, this box will appear.
If you are dumping blobs for an Apple TV 2, click “Yes”, otherwise, click “No”.
Step 7: Connect your Apple TV 2 to computer, then place your device in DFU Mode follow the onscreen DFU instructions.
Step 8: Once Successful, the iFaith will run to dump the SHSH blobs for your current firmware. It will go through each step which could take a few minutes.
Step 9: After iFaith has processed your blobs, you will be presented with a screen asking you to save the blobs. Just keep them in a safe place, then iFaith will notify you that the process was successful.
What’s new in iFaith 1.5.9
- Now dumps AppleTV 2 models running 5.3/10B809.
- Fixed bug when when building signed IPSWs with iPhone3,2 blobs.
- Fixed bug with apticket validation causing a client-side crash on machines not connected to the internet.