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Default rooted now what is the next step

now im downloading kitkat 4.4.4 to flash and then i will root with the new tool ,, i need to what is the next step to flash recovery and custom firmware and mods
i read about dual recovery , fastboot ,flashtool , boot loader , unlock boot loader but i dont understantd so if anyone can help me in this !!
 
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If you root with the newtool it will install recovery as well.
Dual recovery is just a recovery package that gives you the option of 3 recoveries
You do not need to unlock the bootloader to get recovery, but you do if you want to flash a custom kernel.

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i rooted now using the new tool from this topic and nw i have recovery .. can i flash custom roms ?
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ot-z1-t2807092
 
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i rooted now using the new tool from this topic and nw i have recovery .. can i flash custom roms ?
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ot-z1-t2807092
From the development section yes.

If you want to flash custom roms from the original development section you need to unlock the bootloader

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i rooted now using the new tool from this topic and nw i have recovery .. can i flash custom roms ?
http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ot-z1-t2807092
yes you can flash custom rom base on sony stock, not AOSP (CM, PA, AOKP...)
 
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i didnt get it !! what is the difference ? and how to unlock boot and is it dangerous ?
 
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The difference is the kernel. Locked bootloaders will not boot on a custom kernel. In order to unlock your bootloader just Google "Sony unlock bootloader "

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How to get root on Xperia Z1 with KitKat 4.4.2, 4.4.3 & 4.4.4

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ok what i lose if i unlocked bootloader ? and is it easy to lock it again or factory reset ?

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