17 Jun 2015

Android lollipop based paranoid android custom rom for sony xperia z yuga

There are lot of kitkat based custom roms for xperia z aka yuga. Slowly lollipop is taking over kitkat roms both in features and stability.Though we are still yet to receive android lollipop 5.1.1 for xperia z  can still have it on your xperia z  yoga with the help of custom roms.

If you are bored flashing kitkat based custom roms then we present you lollipop based Paranoid custom rom that you can try o your sony xperia z yuga.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes apps,contacts,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud storage as flashing Paranoid android custom Rom on Sony xperia z yuga will erase all your data.
  • Battery: Charge your Sony xperia z to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related issues while flashing this.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your sony xperia z on current ROM.If you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Lock Gps: Lock your gps position on your current rom.If you use this a lot then you have to lock it so that it could work even after flashing other roms. It's easy to lock gps .Turn on gps in settings and find your current location in google maps and now now have locked on to gps.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp or cwm installed.Without it you can not flash roms at all.
  • Downloads: Paranoid android aospal rom for yuga and google apps. Transfer them to internal storage of your device.

Install Paranoid android rom on sony xperia z yuga:

Paranoid android rom on sony xperia z yuga

About paranoid android rom:
Paranoid android is a custom firmware based on android open source project with lot of unique features over other custom roms.Some features of cyanogenomd are also present in this too.Paranoid android lollipop based rom lacks lot of features which  kitkat based  one offers.Xperia z yuga is officially supported by paranoid android team.
  • Theme engine: This feature is adopted from  higly popular custom rom,Cyanogenmod. Allows you to change themes of user interface with out any need of special mods. There are lot of themes in playstore which you can download and customize it.This theme engine supports icon apps too.So if you download any icon's app you can apply them using this theme engine instead of launcher.
  •  Display sleep options: Double tapping on status bar or lockscreen ring will put device to sleep.
  • You can launch music app when a head set is connected.
  • Button actions: You can set custom actions for buttons .Like long press  back button to kill recent app.
  • App ops: Manage permissions of apps using app ops.

  • Audio Fx: This a audio equilizer which is present by default.
  • Pie control: If you have on screen button then this feature will save you lot of screen.It is an alternative to navigation key with lot of features.Hide you navigation keys and enable pie.Swiping from edges of screen will reveal pie control which will all navigation keys along with date and time,battery percentage.
Flash Paranoid rom using twrp or cwm recovery:
  • Download paranoid android rom for xperia z yuga  and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  • Power of  device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is off completely.
  • Press power button and when device boots up leave power button.
  • While you xperia is powering up you you will notice led light blinks.When this happens you have to press either volume up or down continuously until it boots into recovery mode.
  • Sony xperia z yuga boots into Twrp  or cwm recovery.
  • Once you are in twrp or cwm click on  backup and select all partitions which you want to backup. It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  • Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system partition too.
  • Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your Rom and gapps zip files.
  • Flashing rom might take about 5 minutes or so.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  • Now reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore ROM features.
If device enters bootloop or soft bricked then press and hold power button for about 15 seconds and xperia z force shutdowns and now enter recovery using button combinations to restore backup which you have made earlier.

Thats it once rom boots up you can explore all its features and if you have any doubts while installing paranoid android custom rom on Sony xperia z yuga please let us know through comment section.
Android lollipop based paranoid android custom rom for sony xperia z yuga Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 19:57 Rating: 5 There are lot of kitkat based custom roms for xperia z aka yuga. Slowly lollipop is taking over kit...

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