Paranoid Android Nightlies 4.4 KitKat Now Available for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

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By Ryan Inoyori | December 27, 2013 6:49 PM EST

Paranoid Android AOSP 4.4 KitKat version is out and compatible for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 devices. PA developers are also looking to release a build for Oppo N1 in the near future. Here are the top 16 features of the all-new Paranoid Android custom firmware.

Paranoid Android AOSP 4.4

Paranoid Android developers released their very first AOSPA+ custom ROM which runs the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Overall the initial release runs well except for usual bugs that may occur due to its current status. As PA team progresses, new add-ons and bug fixes will be pushed out soon.

AOSPA 4.0 Beta Release Changelogs:

1.      Built-in SuperSU

2.      Advanced Power menu

3.      Enhanced volume buttons

4.      Enhanced volume controls

5.      Global immersive mode toggles

6.      Notification LED light controls

7.      Actionable status bar date and time

8.      Keyguard Quick unlock

9.      Disable full screen keyboard

10.  Basic file browser

11.  Exposed Google's Native app privacy controls

12.  Recent or clear all button combination

13.  Screenshot delete added on screenshot notification

14.  Optional lock screen transparency

15.  Optional status bar battery icons

16.  Quick Settings version 2.0

Supported Devices

Currently, the new PA custom ROM supports Galaxy Nexus, LG Nexus 4 and 5, ASUS Nexus 7 2012 and 2013 and Samsung Nexus 10 with an upcoming build for Oppo N1 to be released in the near future.

For specific model version supported, check the list below:

Market Name


LG Nexus 4


LG Nexus 5


ASUS Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi variant


ASUS Nexus 7 2013 LTE


ASUS Nexus 7 2012 Wi-Fi


ASUS Nexus 7 2012 3G


Samsung Nexus 10


Samsung Galaxy Nexus


Installation Guidelines

Installing Paranoid Android custom requires unlocking the boot loader using ADB toolkit, installation of necessary USB drivers per Nexus devices on the computer and rooting the device. Upon rooting, any current warranty is voided and only unrooting the device will restore it back.

Click here for the official Paranoid Android new custom ROM and Google Apps.

IBTimes and PA Team are not responsible for any damages or errors which may occur on your Nexus device. Take some research before performing such advance procedure for your Nexus gadget.

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