Paranoid Android is one of the best Custom ROM for nexus r with lots of feature such hybrid properties, themes and more. With this ROM you can do lots of customization on your Android Device. It allows you to configure the user interface of your device, you can change them into phone or tablet UI, from the custom ROM settings. Now the new version of Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.2.2 JDQ39 is out for Google nexus 4 with some more improvements. One thing we most like about this ROM is save lots of battery on your device and its fresh graphics. So today in this guide we let you know how you can update you nexus 4 with the Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.2.2 JDQ39 Custom ROM. This build is based on Android Jelly bean 4.2.2 OS and to apply this custom ROM on your device, you need a rooted Nexus 4, check out guide how to root nexus 4 here.
After rooting the device you can update your device with this custom ROM, but before updating your device, do take the full backup of all your Android apps, contacts, messages and emails. Here is the complete tutorial which helps you take the full backup of your Nexus 4. So make sure to take the backup of your device.
Disclaimer: Follow this guide at your own risk. Tothemobile.com won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.
How to install Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.2.2 JDQ39 on Google Nexus 4
Step 1. On you Nexus 4 enable the USB Debugging. Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging or check this guide to enable USB debugging mode.
Step 2. After Enabling the USB debugging mode on your device, Download Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.2.2 JDQ39 package and Google Apps Package from here (Don’t extract the files on your desktop). After downloading these file copy both the file on your Nexus 4 internal storage.
Step 3. Now Enter in Recovery Mode from your Nexus 4. How to Enter Recovery Mode on Android Device.
Step 4. Once your Nexux 4 in Recovery Mode. Select ‘wipe data/ factory reset’ option and confirm this process. Select install zip from sdcard and then chose zip from memory card. Navigate to Paranoid Android zip file. Select it and press yes in next step. Installation will take some time, after this again repeat the same procedure i.e. install zip from sdcard followed by chose zip from sdcard. But this time chose Google Apps Package file.
Step 5. After Install custom Rom and Google app, go back to Custom Recovery menu and select ‘reboot system now’.
Step 6. Now the reboot process will take some time to finish the installation process. It shouldn’t take more than 5 minutes to complete.
That’s it now your Google Nexus 4 is update with the Paranoid Android AOSPA 4.2.2 JDQ39 custom ROM. In case you have any other questions or problem to install this ROM then you should post them below in the comments section.