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How to Install Android 4.2.2 Paranoid ROM on EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 – Tutorial

A few days ago we wrote about another build of Paranoid Android for the ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 — and now we have the latest beta build of Paranoid Android 3.00 which is based on the new Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean release. Anyone who is familiar with custom ROMs and modified firmwares can install Paranoid Android ROM on their EeePad Transformer Prime TF201. You can easily install Android 4.2.2 Paranoid Android Jelly Bean on EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 using this tutorial below.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 with Android 4.2.2 Paranoid Android Jelly Bean firmware using a custom recovery. Please backup your data from the tools given below as you will need to wipe out all your personal data and apps from the internal storage during the installation procedure. Let’s continue below to the tutorial.

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Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Paranoid Android 4.2.2 Custom Firmware Details:

Paranoid Android custom ROM will allow your ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 to enjoy Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Hybrid Mode. This new mode will let you use your phone and specific apps in the phone mode or you can switch to the usual tablet interface of the app. Lots more to explore around in this ROM and we highly recommend you to give it a try.

ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android tablet with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the Android 4.0.4 USB drivers for ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your tablet, we strongly recommend you to also backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing tablet set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android tablet to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your tablet goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your tablet might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your tablet is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update ASUS EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 with Android 4.2.2 Paranoid Android Jelly Bean firmware.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

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