Haven't tried a custom ROM but I have the aussie version and just tried to flash a Hong Kong firmware form Sammobile and soft bricked. Doing some research I thought I saw somewhere that you cannot flash a firmware other than your own country anymore because of Samsung Knox? Now just have to wait for my Note 3 to arrive to flash it. But the features and mods I will gain will more than out way that.I have already cooked a rom for myself with MI7 firmware. After cooking and flashing my own custom roms for Note 1 & Note 2 an I am more than aware of the risks.
Smart Skinning The application can be tailored and branded according to your requirements.Rooting is often performed with the goal of overcoming limitations that carriers and hardware manufacturers put on some devices.Thus, rooting gives the ability (or permission) to alter or replace system applications and settings, run specialized applications ("apps") that require administrator-level permissions, or perform other operations that are otherwise inaccessible to a normal Android user.I've got Odin 3.04 and I've downloaded n9005-cwm-recovery-188.8.131.52(0929)Have I got the right things? It might be best to wait on flashing anything due to the issues with the boot loop that a few of us have seen.It seems to most common way to get this is from trying to do a nandroid restore in either CWM or TWRP. Rooting would be so handy with able to have all apps multi window and all apps for the new pen window.However, these are different concepts: Jailbreaking is the bypass of several types of Apple prohibitions for the end user, including modifying the operating system (enforced by a "locked bootloader"), installing non-officially approved applications via sideloading, and granting the user elevated administration-level privileges (rooting).