How To Update OnePlus One to Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM

How To Update OnePlus One to Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is now available for the OnePlus One smartphones with a custom ROM. Now you can install Paranoid custom firmware on your device which can be considered one of the best and most popular custom ROMs. These custom ROMs were not fully supported Lollipop OS releases but the Paranoid team announced the new version of ROM that supports the latest Marshmallow. This ROM is based on the brand new Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow AOSP builds which brings tons of other extra functions and features added by the PA team.

OnePlus One phone came with Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU, 3GB RAM, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and 13MP camera and Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Now proceed and follow the given instructions to install Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM on OnePlus One. All you need to have your device rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like (ClockworkMod recovery / TWRP recovery) already installed on your OnePlus One in order to flash the Paranoid Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and Google Apps package.

How To Update OnePlus One to Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM


This guide containing the Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM is working with the OnePlus One devices. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.


AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your OnePlus One during or after the installation of Paranoid ROM. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Make sure that the battery level of your OnePlus One is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
  • Download and install proper USB Drivers for the OnePlus One on PC.
  • It is highly recommended to take a proper back up of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on One Plus One from Settings > Developer Options.
  • Your phone should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
  • The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.

Required Files:

Steps to Install Paranoid Android 6.0.1 ROM on OnePlus One:

Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based Paranoid custom ROM on OnePlus One.

1:- First, download the Paranoid Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.

2:- Now, connect your OnePlus One to the PC using its USB data cable.

3:- Move the Paranoid firmware and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.

4:- Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.

5:- Turn ON the OnePlus One while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.

6:- Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.

7:- Go back the main Recovery menu and choose to install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard.

8:- Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the Paranoid ROM .zip file and proceed with the installation process.

9:- Once the ROM is successfully installed on your OnePlus One, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.

10:- After the installation of Paranoid Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the phone.

It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.

That’s All! You have successfully updated OnePlus One to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Paranoid custom ROM.

Let us know in the comments area below if you any questions.

Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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