PARANOID ANDROID Posts on XDA

Paranoid Android Announces Substratum Partnership

Paranoid Android strives to be a custom ROM on the level of an OEM ROM, providing reliability, stability and improving on existing features on a device with polish and care. Paranoid Android recently came back in May after a few months hiatus, with new features and old favorites including their famous pie controls. They also included...

Paranoid Android 7.2.3 Released — New Languages, Launcher Customization, and Various Fixes!

Paranoid Android has been one of the most well-received custom ROMs in history, and their latest efforts after yet another return have the team expanding to new devices and adding carefully crafted features. Just recently we had an interview with PA's Alex Naidis on the Custom ROM's future, their approach to new functionality and ongoing developments,...

Team Paranoid Android Releases Source Code for Color Engine, PIE Controls, Pocket Lock and Other Features

The Paranoid Android ROM project has been the recipient of endless praise, but also of a lot of criticism stemming from the fact that some of the elements of their ROM hadn't been open sourced yet. The AOSPA team has addressed such complaints, and has now open sourced all of their elements on GitHub. The code...

Interview with Alex Naidis from AOSPA: The Future of Paranoid Android, Developer Advice and More!

Introduced to the Paranoid Android development scene in early 2016, Alex Naidis is now a part of the core leadership responsible for the project. Given AOSPA's popularity and the sudden resurrection of development surrounding it, the community had got to have some questions. Read Alex Naidis answers to the community's questions right here on the...

Paranoid Android 7.2.1 Adds Support for the Nexus 5 and Xperia X/X Compact, Squashes Bugs, Gains New Features

Earlier this month, Paranoid Android 7.2 was released to the world with a host of useful new features, support for more devices, and an overall more stable experience compared to previous builds. Today, the team behind the ROM is releasing Paranoid Android 7.2.1. This is a minor update compared to the jump from 7.1.2 to 7.2.0,...

Paranoid Android 7.2 is Now Available for the Honor 8 Pro

Paranoid Android 7.2.0 was released just about a week ago, and thanks to the hard-working OpenKirin team, the ROM is now available for the Honor 8 Pro. The build of PA 7.2 for the Honor 8 Pro is currently in beta, but even so, you'll have access to PA's stock Android UI, the Substratum Theme Engine, multi-SIM...

Xettings Lets You Customize the Status Bar and Quick Settings in AOSPA

Paranoid Android (also referred to as PA and AOSPA) received a pretty substantial update yesterday to version 7.2.0. The new builds of the ROM come outfitted with performance enhancements, improvements to the Color Engine, a brand-new Accidental Touch (prevention) feature, and plenty more. Although there's a lot to mess around with and customize in the latest...

Paranoid Android 7.2.0 Improves Color Engine, Adds Accidental Touch Protection, and Supports Even More Devices

Just a little more than a month ago, Paranoid Android made a grand reentrance to the ROMing world with builds of the ROM built off of 7.1.2 Nougat. Paranoid Android introduced a heap of new features with its last version, and the fine folks over at the PA team are back at it again with...

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...