Download and Install Paranoid Android 2017 - Release 2 (7.2.0)

Paranoid 7.2.0 Release 2 (AOSPA) is now being rolled out with support for more Android devices and added features. The first few smartphones to receive the same include OnePlus One, OnePlus X, Nexus 6, Xiaomi Mi5, Nextbit Robin, LeEco Le Pro3. This also includes the previous list for Paranoid Android 7.1.2 with phones like Google Pixel (XL), Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, OnePlus 3, and OnePlus 3T. Oneplus 5 is still left out because the device is still new and the development has not yet started. Moreover, the developer has also shown promised builds for OnePlus 2 and Nexus 5 as well.

Paranoid Android 2017 – Release 2 (7.2.0) is based on 7.1.2 Nougat and some back-ported changes from Android O preview. It consists of improvements to the color engine, Bluetooth and network connectivity optimizations, bug fixes. The best part about Paranoid Android is that it brings different optimizations exclusive to each Android phone. Whereas, for the Lineage OS 14.1, the sources are same for every Android phone. You can see the AOSPA full changelog from below.

Paranoid Android 2017

What’s new with Paranoid Paranoid Android 2017 – Release 2 (7.2.0)?

The new update brings the following changes over the previous:

  • Pocket Lock
  • Collaboration with the Shuttle+ player which will help you Google Cast to your TV, Embed lyrics, Batch creation of playlists, Themes, and much more.
  • Accidental Touch
  • Improvements to Color Engine

Support for new devices:

  • bacon – OnePlus One
  • onyx – OnePlus X
  • gemini – Xiaomi Mi5
  • shamu – Nexus 6
  • Robin – Nextbit Robin
  • zl1 – LeEco Le Pro3

Upcoming support includes OnePlus 2,Nexus 5 (Hammerhead), Sony Xperia line of devices like Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia X.

Global Changes:
Option for double tap to sleep on status bar
Screen off action for button settings
Fix for navigation bar swiping
Notification light fixes and improvements
Updated PA browser based on M60
Pulse on pickup fixed
Different fixes for contacts handling and integration into Google apps
Various Bluetooth connectivity fixes
Improvements for hardware key lighting
Higher quality wallpapers
Optimized fingerprint unlock speed
Fixed reboot to recovery message
Various performance enhancements
Various power related enhancements
Other fixes and improvements which will have to be discovered by you 🙂

Check out the full changelog from here.

How to Install Paranoid Android 2017 – Release 2 (7.2.0) build?

Download AOSPA Paranoid Android 7.2.0 Nougat based ROM

At the time of writing, the AOSP site was down. Hence, we were not able to update the download link at this moment. We will update it soon.

You may also like Paranoid Android 2017 stock wallpapers.

Installation instructions:

  • Make sure your Android device has an unlocked bootloader.
  • Make sure your device is rooted with TWRP recovery installed.
  • (Optional) You may want to flash the AOSPA recommended TWRP from here.
  • Download and transfer the latest AOSPA firmware build from above to your phone storage.
  • You may also root via, latest SuperSU, or the Magisk Manager.
  • Download latest Gapps for 7.1.2 Nougat.
  • Transfer all the files onto into phone storage.
  • Reboot phone into TWRP recovery.
  • Take a full Nandroid backup of existing ROM.
  • Wipe the current partitions (system/data) except for the internal storage.
  • Tap on Install and flash the AOSPA ROM.
  • Similarly, flash Gapps and SuperSU/Magisk.
  • Reboot to system.

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That is it. Enjoy your latest Paranoid Android 7.2.0 ROM and leave a comment below.

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