Official Paranoid Android ROM for Sony Xperia Z2 Tab LTE (Castor) has now arrived via an OFFICIAL build.  Paranoid Android is an open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet , based on the Android mobile platform. The idea was to bring some fun, new features that helped improve the user experience while maintaining all of the things that has made Paranoid Android one of the best AOSP ROMs out there. Flashing ROMs continues to be very popular among Android users and Paranoid Android has maintained a very loyal user base. We will take a look at what Paranoid Android is all about and how you can get it on your device.

Here’s a brief look at the major features:- 

  • More floating window options for apps, including launching floating windows from notifications.
  • On-the-spot controls for pop-ups to enable or disable relevant settings 
  • Live rearranging and removing of Quick Settings tiles 
  • A new gesture engine for launching apps and other settings 
  • Custom visual elements and backgrounds from Hampus Olsson.
Installing a custom ROM on a mobile requires the bootloader to be unlocked on this mobile phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you. As always, this Paranoid Android ROM for Sony Xperia Z2 Tab LTE (Castor) device is brought to you by CDO.


  • This is new [Official] Paranoid Android firmware has to be installed on the Sony Xperia Z2 Tab LTE (Castor) model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number].
  • Make sure the device is rooted before going forward for Lineage ROM installation.
  • Make sure to back all the data by installing TWRP in the smartphone.
  • Make sure the device has more than 80 percent battery.
  • If you face force close, go to Settings >> Setupwizard >> Give permission

Download Links:-

ROM Download link of Paranoid Android for Sony Xperia Z2 Tab LTE (Castor)
Build Version: 6.0.3
Build Date: 2016-08-09
Size: 341.56 MB
MD5: 9c0d58fcd3fa690cd29605d018c2b261

Paranoid Android GApps download link

Step-by-step installation guide

  • From official web page of Paranoid Android download the compatible update file for your Android Sony Xperia Z2 Tab LTE (Castor) device and also download the
  • Place the downloaded  [Official] Paranoid Android ROM and Google Apps into the phone’s storage memory.
  • Turn off your phone and enter recovery mode on your Android device by long pressing Volume Down + Power key Simultaneously.
  • Use recovery menu and select “wipe data factory reset”, after that choose “wipe cache partition”. Next, choose “advanced” and pick “wipe dalvik cache”
  • Return to TWRP Recocery menu and from main menu of recovery now select “install zip from SD card” and “choose zip from SD card”
  • Select the Downloaded package and Swipe right confirm flash the ROM on your Android device. Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful’ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
  • Return to TWRP Recovery settings and tap ‘Install’ this time Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file and Swipe right to confirm .
  • After few minutes, a message ‘Successful’ appears on the screen, Now Reboot your Mobile

Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation

That’s it! Your Smart phone should now have Official Paranoid Android ROM installed ! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.


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