1. hyllus's Avatar
    I was trying to update my Verizon Note 2 (SCH-i605) from 4.1.1 to KitKat. Unfortunately, my boot loader was locked and now all I get is a 'System software not authorized by Verizon...' screen at boot. I've try several tutorials using Odin to restore stock but nothing works. Has anyone else had trouble doing this? Is my phone permanently bricked?
    08-27-2014 08:21 PM
  2. anon(394005)'s Avatar
    Not sure if you can flash an older stock version if your phone actually took the newer KitKat version and then got stuck. But see this thread for more info: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...5-12-13-a.html

    Or this one if you're interested in a stock rooted ROM: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...try-again.html
    08-28-2014 07:38 AM
  3. hyllus's Avatar
    Thanks Synycalwon. I got it back up and running. It seemed the problem was trying to flash back to stock with a rooted version. When I used the unrooted, it worked fine.
    08-28-2014 08:50 PM

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