Apple has just pushed iOS 4.2.2 update for Apple TV 2G which brings stability improvements and fixes some minor bugs which were found in the last release. More specifically, the Apple TV 2G, iOS 4.2.2 update fixes Audio, Video, Live FW/RW and other issues related to order of YouTube subscription videos. The IPSW version is still 4.3 but the build number has been changed from 8F202 to 8F305.
Here is the full official change log of Apple TV iOS 4.2.2 update:
Audio: Addresses an issue in which audio is not output when playing some video content.
Video playback: Addresses an issue in which video is not displayed when playing some content.
Audio output setting: Adds an audio output setting for switching to 16-bit audio for compatibility with some TVs and AV receivers.
Live FF/RW improvements: Improves the performance of fast-forwarding and rewinding live events.
Movie description: Addresses an issue in which the description information is not displayed for some movies.
YouTube video order: Addresses an issue in which YouTube subscription videos were not ordered by date.
To update your Apple TV 2G firmware to iOS 4.2.2, follow the steps below:
- Navigate to Settings » General using your Apple Remote.
- Choose Update Software from the displayed menu. Now Apple TV will check if new software update is available or not. If update is available, it will show two options i-e Download Now & Download Later.
- Choose Download Now to download iOS 4.2.2 firmware update. During the update process, do not disconnect the power of your Apple TV.
Optionally you can download iOS 4.2.2 IPSW for your Apple TV 2G by using the direct link below. Once downloaded, you can restore it to your Apple TV using iTunes.
Download iOS 4.2.2 (Build 8F305) » AppleTV2,1_4.3_8F305_Restore.ipsw » 319 MBContact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback