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Another one, another one!

The device lineup has been updated to include yet another device - The Nextbit Robin. Huge thanks to Nextbit for hooking us up with devices and believing in the open source project. This release is only for the Robin & the OnePlus 3.

As we continue to iterate and add in features to the ROM, our main focus still is to make full use of our resources and get the most out of each device. This time around we're giving utmost attention to overall performance & experience. Our developers +Alex NDS & +Jake Weinstein spent two good whole months to optimize and test the Robin so as to make it ready for public release. As always, we aim for the best experience possible.


- Added switch to last app button action
- Added custom routines to maximize performance on kryo devices
- Improved system wide performance
- Improved battery life
- Stability fixes for Quick Settings
- Various improvements and fixes for the Camera app
- Fixed a few encryption issues
- Other various bug fixes and improvements

OnePlus 3:

- Added DASH charging indicator
- Added full support for VoLTE
- Improved power management during the dexopting
- Improved Camera quality
- Improved GPS
- Improved audio platform and quality
- Improved memory management
- Improved resolution for graphic textures
- Reduced power consumption in specific cases
- Fixed camera flash issues
- Fixed internal issues relating to the display driver
- Fixed a device specific issue with encryption
- Fixed Camera app crash when trying to access settings
- Fixed Wifi Hotspot functionality
- Various other minor improvements

Head over to to get your builds!

Let's talk about update cycles & nougat

Since the 2016 relaunch, we have done a total of only 3 updates. This might seem a bit slow or not up to par to some users but it aligns well with our “release if perfect” vision. Updates are to be released only with significant and/or critical changes from now on however we’ll be trying to expedite the process of doing so to provide faster updates. As we've been giving most of our attention to performance & bug fixes, it's safe to say all of our public release versions have been relatively stable and daily-use worthy. This is to continue for Nougat.

Oh nougat? Yes, we're already on it. We've got a few devices up & running and feature-port will start soon. Some of our already existing features are going to be dropped as they are officially a part of the system now. Although, not to worry we do have a few awesome things in mind to make Nougat even better.

Also, we’re now actively developing on Gerrit / GitHub and everyone out there is free to contribute by submitting to gerrit @

Cheers and #stayparanoid!

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It would be awesome to have PA on Xperia Z3 Dual (D6633).
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Paranoid Android 6.0.1

Let's keep it short and simple: This one's for the dreamers longing for bug fixes. A lot of bug fixes and support for some awesome devices!

The release device lineup has been updated to include the one and only OnePlus 3, the beast Pixel C and the Sony Shinano family. We have made sure each device gets the best and most robust firmware and the newest, shiniest and most polished features ever.

We are also announcing that with the help of Sony and their Open Devices Project we will be able to support all 22 Xperia devices on the SonyXperiaDev GitHub Instance. This initial Sony release is for the Shinano family, but the Rhine, Yukon and Kitakami platforms are expected to follow shortly. This is really exciting news for us and it allows us to give you the Android experience we all love on a much wider range of devices.

For Nexus, the most important changes are the inclusion of June Security bulletin and Theme Engine updates. The bundled Browser application has been updated as well and all system update notifications will now come from us, and not from Google as it did for some specific users on the last release.

For CAF devices, Theme Engine has been updated along with the bundled Browser, Camera and Gallery applications. Gestures should no longer launch when the phone is in your pocket. General bug fixes include faster charging with the circle battery icon enabled, being able to change the mobile network settings in all languages and - a fix that many of you will enjoy - the Gallery application not force closing anymore when trying to edit a picture.

For Nexus 6, you will be happy to know that the lock screen PIN crash has been fixed.

The Nexus 6P image now includes all the proper vendor files so you only need to flash the Paranoid Android image and do not need to manually download the factory image by Google.
For OnePlus 2 you will get improved power efficiency along with less heating during the application optimization (dexopt) phase. You will also receive bug fixes for inverted gestures, audio, power statistics and improved fingerprint sensor support for some third party applications.

The OnePlus One and OnePlus X have received some love in form of the addition of ambient display, Kexec-hardboot for multi-ROM support and fixes for volume issues and the CPU configuration. The new build also has new firmware for the OnePlus One in order to fix the proximity sensor and additional fixes for AUX on the OnePlus X.

Please note that you won't be receiving an OTA update for this version. We're still testing Paranoid OTA behind the curtains and want to make sure things work well before we release it out to the crowd.

Grab your builds at and #stayparanoid for #aospa2016.
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Well it's still not working for z ultra (togari)
Cmon it's been almost 4 months now
Will you ever fix it's "7 error" while flashing
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OnePlus 2 International Invite Giveaway

The OnePlus 2 recently got released and it’s the device everyone wants to get their hands on. Although, you know how hard it is to actually buy the device. 

Well, as you may or may not know some of our PA team members are working @OnePlus and have enough influence in the invites department of the company.

This is an international OnePlus 2 64GB invite giveaway meaning it covers country-exclusive invites too. We are giving away 20 invites for now and if we get a good response, maybe we'd do more in the coming weeks.

So, what do you need to do to get that precious invite?
Tell us what would you do WITH the OnePlus 2? - A rather more realistic campaign. 

Fill in the giveaway form in our blog post linked below and you'll be all set. The winners will be announced & contacted next week.

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Paranoid Android 5.0 Alpha 2

We are rolling out PA 5.0 Alpha 2 builds to the public right now, but first off, a big warning. As of right now, addon.d backup functions are not included in the build. This means you are required to manually flash GApps, SuperSU and all your other extras after flashing the Alpha 2 ZIP. Seriously, you have been warned - do not reboot without re-flashing the GApps package you use. (Unless you have backups.)

A large and fairly important part of the changes consists of Theme Engine improvements, but we are not skipping out on in-house changes. These builds feature the re-introduction of App Ops. Initially made available back in Android 4.3 as a hidden away feature that was later removed and left fairly untouched in AOSP, it has been revived for Android 5.0 and should make your permission restrictioning much easier to do. You can now also reorder your Quick Settings tiles. The layout for them is still the same - two expanded tiles at the top row and a slew of smaller tiles below that, but dragging tiles around allows you to pick their ordering manually instead of being restricted to the AOSP way.

Experiment with tile ordering and protect yourself against all the applications wanting to access all the things.


- Quick Settings are now reorder-friendly
- App Ops re-introduced in the Settings app
- CM TE updates included

#StayParanoid and, as always, get your builds at 
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Maybe its working on my asus padfone 7 k00z me175cg?
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The #WeAreBackBaby  Edition

It’s been a long time, but we’re finally back and ready to start tasting some lollipops. To start our lollipop journey, we added some goodies to improve AOSP’s state along with some tiny and useful features for a sweet daily use. Lollipop has changed almost everything, and we must think with a different mindset in order to create new features that can provide meaningful improvements over stock while following material design.  We’re on it, so don’t worry. Our sauce will have new spices soon enough.

First and foremost, if you are flashing from kitkat, stock, or any other ROM we highly recommend a factory reset first. Not doing so may cause strange issues, so if you don't you're on your own.

Second, Galaxy Nexus is not supported anymore on official branch from lollipop. If we manage we'll bring it up within legacy sauce but is not mantained by us anymore like it was before.

For OnePlus and Oppo users, you must flash the latest CM nightly before flashing this release. The CM nightly contains firmware updates necessary to avoid bootloops and broken sensors.

Also Oppo users, The device trees are now split into two variants: Find7s (QHD-2K) and Find7 (FHD-1080p). 

Some 3rd party kernels have not yet been updated to include Theme Engine support. If Theme Engine breaks after switching kernels, simply re-flash the build and Google apps to revert to stock kernel.

Other than that, these builds are fairly stable and ready to be used in public, but this is still an alpha build. Hope for awesome buttery smoothness, be ready for a bumpy ride.
In this new iteration of Paranoid Android, super user access (rooting) will be left up to the user.


- Update the baseline to AOSP Lollipop 5.0.2
- Improvements to Heads Up, such as an option to disable heads up interruptions completely
- Add Quick Unlock
- Extend the power menu
- Animate the volume panel in a more material manner
- Make it possible to skip songs using volume buttons when the device is locked
- Add CM12 Theme Engine
- Fix various small annoyances from AOSP

#StayParanoid   on
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+Ameer Akhtar​ all the pa goodies aren't released yet... It basically stock... Maybe later whenever they decide to bring the ROM back


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Paranoid Android 2016 Launch

We are launching brand spanking fresh. All new features. New team members. New everything and we have made sure that everything that we are releasing has been polished to our best.

The main features and enhancements that you will probably end up noticing are our custom Quick Settings tile reordering functionality, floating window support, immersive mode, the new on-the-spot interface and CM Theme Engine.

Quick Settings tiles can be managed with ease - you can reorder the tiles by simply long pressing them, remove them by dropping them in the trash bin and add them back in from the add panel. The hidden tiles will be out of your way when checking the notifications but will still be usable from the add panel without any hassles if you want to do that all of a sudden.

You can make an application float either by long pressing a notification and tapping the floating button or by tapping the floating button for the application in the recents list. Additionally, you can make peeking (heads-up) notifications open floating windows by enabling that behavior in the "Floating peek" tile.

Those are not the only changes and features we have added. There are a variety of improvements to CAF devices (OnePlus, OPPO and others) which add custom kernels, advanced gesture and buttons control and more to provide a great experience on those devices. Of course we have spent a lot of attention on making all the visual details look right and on making all the functionality work right.

Over the months we have gained a bunch of new team members. We are now ready for all varieties of work - be it low level, aesthetics, user experience, motion design, testing or anything in-between. What we strive for is the best and we are stronger than ever to reach that.

On Paranoid Android 2016 launch we are supporting popular Nexus devices (6P, 5X, 6, 5, 4, 7 2013, 9) and the OnePlus family (One, 2, X) along with some Sony devices. The lineup is this way to make sure we release the best possible experience on all the devices we release for. No compromises, pure greatness.

We highly recommend everyone to use BANKS GApps package (hold off on OpenGapps for now, we have heard some complaints). Nexus 6P users need to make sure their vendor partitions are up-to-date (6.0.1). Our Nexus 5X builds come with a prebuilt vendor image so no worries for you folks!

There is more to come in #aospa2016 but for now, grab your builds at and #stayparanoid!
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Still there's no support for Xperia Z2 (D6502), the rom doesn't boot up.
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Nexus PA 5.1 builds are out

It’s true, our development hasn’t been as quick as you were used to but we're here with some new and tasty builds. We also have some important news regarding our plan with Nexus moving forward. So if you're keen to #StayParanoid please read them carefully!

First of all, let's talk about releases. We are proud to announce a new Nexus release based on the latest AOSP version but with our some of our key features baked in such as Theme Engine, Quick Settings Reordering, App Ops, Advanced Power Menu and the long awaited Immersive mode. Additionally, the shamu build allows WiFi calling (for T-Mo US users) and VoLTE (for T-Mo US and Verizon users).

Builds are out for shamu, hammerhead, mako, flounder, flo and grouper. We are missing support for mobile tablets and manta because we don't have the device in our hands. If you do have one of these and are willing to test for us, please contact +Evan Anderson at to get hooked up with the testing process.

Keep in mind, you will have to flash a GApps package. For most devices, we suggest TK GApps which are a continuation of the old-school PA GApps. For flounder, Banks 64bit GApps are advised instead. Additionally, if you are using a flounder, you should flash the vendor partition of the LMY47X factory image to avoid system issues - and if you are not comfortable with doing that for any reason, you should wait for the next build as it will include a minor change that will get rid of this requirement.

It has been a really long time since we released our latest public build, as you might have noticed. The legacy part of the team have been working hard to keep the work up and they switched to a separate release schedule a while back. That left the Nexus family a bit behind, but with the combined help of the Nexus and legacy team, we are ready to release today. This has happened because we are missing the manpower we had in the past on our core team.

As maintaining a solid release schedule does not seem viable as of now we've thought we should  release when there are enough changes merged to make a difference with the previous public build. So instead of the previous “weekly release” we're switching to a "release when appropriate" schedule.

Really though, right now we need more awesome people who want to work on things and make a difference, so if you like to code, just consider what you would like to change in the Android-o-sphere and try going for it. We welcome any contributions on our gerrit at You can contact +Valter Strods  on Hangouts or +Evan Anderson  at if you have any questions.

Finally we want to give thanks to all our users who waited for this release, we know that some of you are still on KitKat because you don't want to miss the feature spec you had. Also we need to thank all the members of our crew who are working on this project, buying their free time from family and leisure, all our team members are awesome. With that said, Thanks!

Builds are rolling out on and, as always, #StayParanoid
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Our OnePlus 100 invites giveaway has now ended & the winners have already been announced on our blog post! Our friends at +OnePlus will send the winners their invites as soon as possible. Thank you for the overwhelming response! 

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Always Paranoid

Before you get too worried, we do not plan to stop being Paranoid, but things are changing. You see, a while back cough #NotALeakAnymore cough we were approached by a specific OEM, to pair up forces to make the best product ever. Considering you should be working with what you love and since everyone in the team has a passion for the green little robot, talks were had, and papers were signed. What happens next is still a bit mysterious and a lot of things are going on, but nobody shall ever forget you guys were and will be the driving force behind Paranoid Android.

To celebrate this amazing news, we’re giving away 100 OnePlus Global Invites. All you need to do is, open up the blog post linked below, fill in the required details in the giveaway form - 100 random users will be selected. These invites remain alive for 7 days, so you have plenty of time to make your decision! The giveaway runs for 2 days straight! 

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#NeverSettleBeParanoid #StayParanoid
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People are still whining about this?  Yes it WAS a great ROM but it's dead until it's brought back to life.  Just move on...

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Peek sale, 50% off!

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Project AOSPA - Android Open Source Project (Paranoid Android)

Paranoid Android is known to bring various innovative features to various Android devices. Some of them include -

Hybrid Engine - Per app color, per app dpi & per app layout
Pie Controls - Alternate unobtrusive navigation controls
Halo - Bringing multi-tasking to a whole new level
Hover - Our take on redefining notifications and enhancing multitasking abilities
Peek - An intuitive way to receive notifications
Dynamic System Bars - Immersing you into a whole new experience using design tweaks