ParanoidAndroid ROM based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 I9300. ParanoidAndroid ROM is a Custom ASOP based ROM which provides a hybrid UI and is fast and smooth. We will be going through the guide to install ParanoidAndroid ROM on Galaxy S3 I9300.
This is not an official ROM by Samsung but a Custom ROM. The ROM is still in progress and there may be bugs and issues.
-Official Android 4.2.2 changelog
-New Mali Drivers (Credits to CM)
-Home Button Recents Fixed
-Battery Circle option added
-PIE disable option added
-New pie toggle icons
-Bluetooth audio sampling increase
-Compiled using NEON Optimizations
-Koush’s new SuperUser implementation integrated
-SlimISP_ZH.bin Camera fw support (CM Upstream)
-General overall updates, & fixes
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S3 I9300 and cannot be tried on any other device. To know the Model No. of device go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install Android 4.2.2 ParanoidAndroid ROM on Galaxy S3 I9300
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
ClockworkMod Recovery on your Galaxy S3 I9300 should be installed. Guide to install ClockworkMod Touch Recovery 6 on Galaxy S3.
Download ParanoidAndroid ROM (pa_i9300-3.10-11MAR2013-gokussjx.zip) and Google Apps Package(gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip) on Galaxy S3 I9300.
Download and flash NFC fixes, if having issues with NFC. Flash both NFC zip files after you install Gapps.
Copy both the zip files to SD-Card of your device without extracting.
Switch off device and boot into recovery. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.
Select “wipe data/factory reset”, wipe cache partition” and in Advanced select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to “ParanoidAndroid ROM” file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait till it gets installed.
Repeat the procedure to install Google apps by selecting “choose zip from sdcard” and then select “Gapps.zip” and install.
Select “reboot system now”.
You have installed ParanoidAndroid ROM based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 I9300.