We’re really excited to announce the release of Paranoid Android Pie betas.
On first launch, you’ll notice a clean setup with a beautiful wallpaper from Hampus Olsson, who teamed up with us again to create several beautiful pieces of artwork. For those who are unfamiliar, Hampus is a multi-disciplinary artist whose design stands for itself and we’re glad to have him onboard. We also added further UI touches that we believe enhances the overall user experience.
The beta builds include adjustments and improvements on top of the stock Android CAF base. The Paranoid Android team and contributors are focusing on squashing existing bugs, and implementing and improving features.
Officially supported devices
- OnePlus 5/T
This QSSI could theoretically work on other devices that fulfil ALL of the conditions below. Please report if it boots on your device.
- OEM stock ROM version is Android Pie
- NOT using A/B partitioning scheme (ie. A-Only)
The following device functionality does not work (tested on OnePlus 5):
- GPS/Location services
- Phone calls (incoming and outgoing)
- USB file transfer and MTP
Other known bugs:
- Non-GApp users: Mobile data QS tile cannot be toggled on first boot. To solve this please toggle the “Mobile data” switch in Settings app->Network & Internet->Mobile Network.
Note: Custom kernels are NOT supported!
Get the latest QSSI msm8998 (A-Only) build HERE.
Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @paranoidaospa , as we will be posting about new features getting included in the beta builds.
Paranoid Android Pie beta released
Instructions & requirements
The provided download is a Qualcomm System Image (QSSI), which is a CAF-based GSI. The procedures to install the QSSI should be about the same as for AOSP GSIs.
Please use any known working TWRP to perform the following steps:
- Flash latest OEM stock rom Pie full release zip
- Wipe /data, cache and dalvik
- Flash the system.img using “Install” -> “Install Image” -> [name of system image].img
- Flash Magisk
- (optional) Flash GApps
Important / Useful links
Paranoid Android Twitter
Paranoid Android Channel (Telegram)
Paranoid Android Community (Telegram)
Help us improve PA by submitting good bug reports possibly with a log attached. Learn how to take logs HERE.
Our device maintainer for PA QSSI 8998 (A-Only) build is @joshuous. Mention @joshuous in your post if you need some assistance and/or when reporting bugs. Bug report without logs or clear steps to reproduce the issue will be ignored.
Cheers and #StayParanoid!
ROM Sources: https://github.com/aospa
Kernel Sources: Stock kernel is used, as this ROM is only a system.img.