Download & install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Google Pixel (sailfish)

Official Paranoid 7.2.1 for Google Pixel a.k.a sailfish is now available, just like we did for other devices in this guide we’ll show you the step by step process to download and install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Google Pixel (sailfish). Team Paranoid is back in action after a long hibernation and here is the first official Paranoid 7.2.1 build rolled out for Google Pixel. Although Pixel devices are already running Android O DP4 firmware but this guide is for Paranoid custom ROM lovers who want a more customized device with versatile options for different features.

The official Paranoid 7.2.1 for Google Pixel is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with latest security patch for July along new feature including Accidental Touch Prevent, Pocket lock, Double Tap to sleep and a lot more, you can see the change log for complete information. If you wish to install Paranoid 7.1.2 on Google Pixel then without wasting time let’s head towards the installation process.

Install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Google Pixel

Before you begin:

Your Google Pixel must have a working TWRP recovery installed on it, if you think you haven’t installed it don’t worry, just follow this guide to install TWRP on your device.

Once recovery is installed on your device, create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete Android ROM with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.

Upgrade latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Google USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].

Downloads section:

Download official Paranoid 7.2.1 ROM for Google Pixel, Here. [file name: pa_sailfish-7.1.2-RELEASE-20170530-signed.zip]

Download ARM64 Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Now transfer the ROM file along Google apps zip on your device storage.

Process to install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Google Pixel

Turn off your Google Pixel and reboot into TWRP recovery.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash official Paranoid 7.2 on Google Pixel via TWRP recovery.

Solution to a failed boot issue.

Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]

That’s it! Give us your feed back on official Paranoid 7.2.1 for your Google Pixel. Please don’t forget to share this guide, thank you.