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Paranoid Android Quartz 4 - Xiaomi MI 8

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May 16, 2015
Is there any customizations options in this rom?


Little bit.

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is it safe to use f2fs in both cache and data with this build ? because from my previous experience Roms become highly unstable with f2fs

I flashed with F2FS, i didnt see any problem for now. Have a any solution or any app for test?

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Jun 12, 2019
Just installed this room,and it was Soo...smooth. wish dev would love to add a gaming mode tab and some advanced power menu in future.
Otherwise just wanna say can't wait to see official version, then I would lovely say, ”Paranoid Android is back !!!".
Thanks dev

Best regards
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May 29, 2014
Is there a known problem with full gesture navigation, I had two random reboots with it enabled, currently using the phone with normal navigation for 24h to see if that was the problem. Other than that the rom is dope
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    We are very excited to announce the release of Paranoid Android Quartz, based on Android 10.

    On the 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. 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 enhance the overall user experience. You can find all of the Paranoid Android wallpapers and many more in the Abstruct app, included in our builds.

    Our builds are based on the Code Aurora Forum Android base, which is optimized for Qualcomm platforms and has a higher degree of performance, battery life, and functionality compared to the Android Open Source Project platform. The Paranoid Android team and contributors are focusing on squashing existing bugs, and implementing and improving features, performance, and stability. We are dedicated to providing a user experience with the stability that you can expect from stock ROMs with best-in-class performance and features to help you get the most out of your device.


    As we are growing on our list of supported devices in each release, we require of a stronger build environment so we can speed up the compilation process for releases. Based on the actual Quartz 4 list, we support over 30 devices, which takes between 2 and 3 days for all the builds to be completed without counting possible compilation issues or rebuild needs, based on our current specs.

    We kindly ask all of you that are in position to donate anything, to help and support us so we can provide better and faster build releases, as well as increase the download speed of our servers, all looking for your enjoyment.

    You can donate on the link below:


    Device-specific issues

    You tell me.

    Note: Custom kernels are NOT supported!


    Make sure you've latest Stable firmware flashed before flashing the ROM.


    Get the latest Xiaomi MI 8 build Download


    Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @paranoidaospa , as we will be posting about new features getting included in the release builds, as well as links to betas for those devices that will get them.

    Paranoid Android Quartz released


    • This device runs under MIUI global vendor, make sure you are coming from latest MIUI global stable release or flash it from twrp just before flashing PA package.

      **Reboot to fastboot
      **Fastboot boot TWRP
      **Format Data
      Reboot to fastboot
      Fastboot boot TWRP
      Install PA zip package

      ** Only required for the first flashing, and maybe optional.

    Important / Useful links
    Paranoid Android Twitter
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    Help us improve PA by submitting detailed bug reports with logs. Learn how to take logs here.

    Cheers and #StayParanoid!

    XDA:DevDB Information
    Paranoid Android Quartz - Xiaomi Mi 8, ROM for the Xiaomi Mi 8

    Source Code: https://github.com/AOSPA/android_kernel_xiaomi_sdm845

    ROM OS Version: Android 10
    ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
    ROM Firmware Required: MIUI Q stable release

    Version Information
    Status: Testing

    Created 2020-01-11
    Last Updated 2020-07-22
    Here is official Quartz 3 for dipper. Cheers:highfive:

    Official release
    New build is up
    • AOSPA upstream
    • Update to Feb SPL
    • Switch to MIUI Q stable blobs
    • Overall Bluetooth stack update
    • Switch to OSS audio HAL (need further testing)
    • Kernel update
    Big update is comming.