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No offense intended, but if it's too difficult for you, than you probably shouldn't touch the phone until you understand everything. Before you start modding, you need to know how to recover it so we don't have another brick. Once you start to understand the minor things, it will be like a light switch and the more complex things will start to make sense.
No offense taken! I appreciate the constructive criticism. That is why I posted this question. I am reading all I can and I won't be attempting anything more until I understand the concepts. I just didn't know where to go for a more simple explanation of these concepts since apparently I'm not as intelligent as 90% of you guys on this forum!
I have already rooted and unlocked my phone so that's a good start haha. I will now follow the advice given in this thread and hopefully learn enough to understand these more complex concepts!

I appreciate everyone's information and responses!

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Good to hear you've placed these flammers where they have to be ^^
Anyway Nice job on what is done, the hardest and risky is still to come :/

Envoyé de mon XT925 en utilisant Tapatalk
Razr HD (XT925) - Rooted & Unlocked - Stock Rom yet
My Custom Tool for flashing recovery on XT925 and MB886

Events I passed through :
Backing up, Restoring with TWRP (2.2 and 2.6.0.0)
Bricking my phone with a ROM for XT926 (...)
Managing to get back to my stock rom which got my IMEI back
Flashed a SlimKat 4.4 Beta Rom successfully
Flashed Google Apps into SlimKat 4.4
Gone back onto Stock ROM cause SlimKat 4.4 is too buggy (not even wifi)


Next event :
Flash SlimKat 4.3
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its easy, the scripts i used are noob friendly, most important part is to backup your info!
 
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yes i supposedly backed up with cwm, but the last time i got in that option, it did not find that backup.
at least there is a firmware superthread, but my cwm is for 4.4 only, so id have to flash another cwm to go back to stock jb
i find a titanium backup to be better, just backup my sms/calls, wifi keys, and user apps...
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Cwm=Cwmr?
Recovery is made for phone not any particular rom.
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I'm glad you didn't take offense. Just keep learning, you are off to a good start.

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