Originally Posted by jmaciak
I might be a complete idiot, but I've spent several hours already reading the forum and I can't find some kind of tutorial or steps I have to take to install custom recovery on N9005.
Is it really that I just need to flash recovery via Odin and that is it?
My current status: totally stock with latest 4.4.2 update
SE for Android status: enforcing
I don't mind tripping Knox. I want to flash Omega v11 rom.
(Again, I am sorry that I am probably asking something very obvious, but I seem to be lost ...)
root your device with CF-Autoroot, find the one for 4.4.2. Follow his instructions to flash via ODIN.
Once you are rooted, then you can consider to use CWM recovery.
From what I have read so far, the best recovery to use under 4.4.2 is CWM released by ChengLu (credits to him), which gives no problem in flashing the custom ROM.
But not avoiding other possibilities that other recovery also reported to be worked on some device by some users.
PS : both CF-Autoroot and CWM Chenglu are flashed from ODIN. Follow their instructions (especially to enable USB debugging & OFF Reactivation Lock.
Cheers & good luck.