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[Q] Stuck on boot screen, no recovery, and now just stock 4.4.2

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Rocky1988
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Default [Q] Stuck on boot screen, no recovery, and now just stock 4.4.2

I have a massive issue...

Somehow I lost my TWRP recovery and when I tried to reflash it, I got the "software unauthorized by Verizon error" each time I started my phone.

I thought, no biggy, I'll just reflash back to VRALJB and all will be well with the world. Did it. No problem.

I then tried to unlock the bootloader. This is when all hell broke loose. I had to reflash VRALJB again and since then, I started getting stuck on the "Samsung Galaxy Note 2" screen (the first one, immediately after the phone turns on). I could not enter recovery using the (Volume UP + PWR + HOME) key combo. I could only enter download mode and use odin.

I tried everything. The only thing that worked was downloading the stock 4.4.2 Verizon image released a few days ago from sammobile.com
(I605VRUFND7_I605VZWFND7_VZW).

Now, I do not have root and my bootloader is locked, but at least I have a working phone and KitKat.

Hopefully the above helps someone, but, my question is, where do I go from here?

How do I go about installing a custom recovery and getting root? I would like to keep stock 4.4.2 as well and before anyone asks why, I want custom recovery for the sole purpose of managing my TWRP backups. Stock OS though.
 
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Since you updated to 4.4.2, there isn't much you can do. No root, no recovery, no safestrap...yet. The only thing you can do is wait for developers to find a way to root this version of android.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Stock 4.3 rooted

HTC Droid Incredible 2
SRZ 1.3
 
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Hi my friend, I have met the same problem, so could you tell me how to get that I605VZWFND7_VZW rom~

Please~~
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