Paranoid Android Topaz based on Android 13 is here for the Google Pixel 7 series


Get your Pixel 7 ready for custom ROM love.


The Paranoid Android team made a huge comeback last month with their “Topaz” builds based on Android 13. Initially, the custom ROM was available for a handful of phones before the official build list expanded to many. other devices from OnePlus and Xiaomi. Today, nearly five weeks after the initial release of Topaz was dropped, the Paranoid Android team released the first version of their ROM for the Google Pixel 7 series.


Maintained by XDA senior member Sirhc, Paranoid Android Topaz Beta 1 based on Android 13 is now available for Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. The developer notes that there are no game-breaking bugs and the build even supports face unlock and a handful of Pixel-exclusive features out of the box.

Moreover, the developer has also released the second version of Topaz for Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. The incremental update changelog for the Pixel 6 series is as follows:

  • Fixed an issue where the device would crash and restart
  • Fixed long press near edges of display
  • Fixed Thermal Mitigation Services
  • Fixed some issues that had a negative effect on performance
  • Updated November SPL (android-13.0.0_r12)
  • Add Face Unlock support
  • Add support for OTA updates

Along with the aforementioned Google devices, the Nothing Phone 1 also picked up its third alpha Topaz. The changelog can be found below:

  • Face unlock implemented
  • Fixed display corruption
  • Enhanced vibration
  • Fixed Bluetooth codecs
  • Fixed charging speed
  • Auto Brightness Enhancement
  • Improved startup time,
  • Fixed DRM (Widevine L3 for now)
  • November SPL

XDA Forums: Google Pixel 7 || Pixel 7 Pro || Pixel 6 || Pixel 6 Pro || Nothing Telephone 1


Downloads Paranoid Android Topaz

If you own one of these phones and want to try Paranoid Android, you can download the latest version from the links below. People running the old beta/alpha can just load the recovering OTA. New users will need to perform a clean install, which requires erasing user data. Be sure to perform a full data backup before attempting to install the ROM.

If your smartphone is not officially supported by Paranoid Android, don’t worry. You can check out our full list of Android 13 Custom ROMs to see if there is an Android 13 based ROM available for your device.


Source: XDA Forums (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Going through: Paranoid Android on Twitter (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)