PARANOID ANDROID Posts on XDA

Paranoid Android returns with Android 7.1.2 Builds: Pie Controls, Color Engine, and More!

Paranoid Android's recently teased a return to form with a revamped Pie control and Android Nougat on board, and while a few users are skeptical of their return, the team is ready to unveil that what they've been working on in the shadows. The wait is finally over - Paranoid Android has returned with Android...

Paranoid Android Teases Another Return

The last time we talked about Paranoid Android was in September 2016, when the PA team had announced their ROM base update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Stable builds were made available for their list of supported devices, and more features and a Nougat update were also promised for the future. But since then, we haven't...

Nextbit Releases a Nougat Beta with Help from Paranoid Android

The folks behind the Nextbit Robin have announced they've begun beta tests for their upcoming Nougat release. For anyone who wants to participate, the company asks that you fill out this form to send in your request. However, they warn anyone who has made any type of modification to their phone to stay away from...

Interview with Carl Pei from OnePlus pt2: OxygenOS, Software Updates, User Feedback, UX Criticism & More!

OnePlus entered the Android market by providing good-value devices that enthusiasts end up enjoying and tinkering with — so much so that their latest smartphone’s sub-forum at XDA has become one of the most active ones in an impressively short time. XDA Editor-in-Chief Mario Serrafero had a lengthy talk with Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, about...

Paranoid Android Announces Nextbit Robin Support, ROM Update And Nougat Plans

The folks over at Paranoid Android, the custom ROM that brought to us features like Per-App Layouts, Floating Windows and Pie Controls way back in the day, have still kept themselves busy all this time. Today, they bring us news that they have added another device to their supported device lineup, along with a ROM...

Paranoid Android 6.0 ROM Overview

Floating Mode The first new feature in Android 6.0 is floating mode. When you long press any notification, it will turn dark and then you will see the floating icon. When you press the icon, a small window will pop up in front of any app that you have open. The window is just a slightly smaller scale...

ROMs Aren’t Built in a Day: The New PA May Be Lacking Now, but What’s There Is Very Promising

Paranoid Android returned in what was probably one of the most exciting moments of the week for XDA users, even amidst new and significant phone releases. After a long hiatus, their newest Marshmallow builds are available to the public. For those who don’t know about Paranoid Android, they had made some excellent ROMs crammed with functionality that...

It’s Time to Get Paranoid, because AOSPA is Back

Back in my Galaxy Nexus days, there was only one Custom ROM I ever found myself fully satisfied with. That ROM was none other than Paranoid Android. The ROM brought unique features most other ROMs lacked, providing an amazing user experience. Earlier today, the team responsible for this classic of the custom ROM scene made a...

Android 5.1 Leaked? OxygenOS Shots – XDA TV

Android 5.1 Lollipop leaked! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Paranoid Android jumping on the Lollipop Train, and MultiROM being ported to the Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3! That's not all that's covered...

Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.6 Beta 2 In Depth Feature Review – XDA TV

Last week, we talked about Paranoid Android and gave a sort-of review and quick overview. However, Paranoid Android includes a lot more features than the ones we mentioned last time. So in the interest of helping you decide if Paranoid Android is the ROM for you, we will talk more about the features of the...

Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.6 Beta 2 Review (Sort of) and Overview – XDA TV

Paranoid Android custom ROMs is not for tin-foil hat wearing users. At least not exclusively. They bill themselves as a custom ROM focused on open devices. Their aim is to extend Android, under the same guise as Google with is Android Open Source Project. Further Paranoid Android is proud of the fact that you will...

Sleep Well Thanks to XQuietHours

The Quiet Hours feature available on certain OEM firmwares and custom ROMs is extremely useful for those who have trouble sleeping. If you have friends spread all over the world, they may (and often do) try to contact you in the middle of the night. Quiet Hours prevents that, and makes your sleep time more efficient. This feature...