Official Paranoid 7.2.1 for Nexus 6 (shamu) [Flashing tutorial]

Download Official Paranoid 7.2.1 ROM for Nexus 6 ‘shamu’. In this guide we’ll show you the step by step process to download and install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Google Nexus 6 (shamu). Team Paranoid is back in action after a long hibernation and here is the first official Paranoid 7.2.1 build rolled out for Nexus 6. In the previous guide we have posted same guide for Nexus 5X and now once again following repeating the process for Nexus 6.

The Nexus 6 has already got official Android 7.1.2 Nougat update but if you a Paranoid 7.2.1 lover then this guide is meant for you. The official Paranoid 7.2.1 for Nexus 6 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 Nexus 6 then without wasting time let’s head towards the installation process.

Process to install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Nexus 6

Before you begin:

Your Nexus 6 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 Nexus USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].

Downloads section:

Download official Paranoid 7.2.1 ROM for Nexus 6, Here. [file name: pa_shamu-7.2.1-RELEASE-20170720-signed.zip]

Download Android 7.1.2 Google Apps

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

Also see: Download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 for Nexus 6 (shamu)

Process to install official Paranoid 7.2.1 on Nexus 6

Turn off your Nexus 6 and reboot into TWRP recovery.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash official Paranoid 7.2 on Nexus 6 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]

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