Originally Posted by EddyOS
OP, do NOT flash a toolkit - learn to do it yourself. Toolkits are for the lazy as you never learn what you're doing or what to do if things go wrong...
Now, I'm thinking you've flashed a recovery not designed for your phone as the Chinese M8 is different from the others. You'll need to find a custom recovery for your device. What's the model code btw? For edxample, the EU handset is the M8_UL
well, i don't have a standalone windows anyway. macos and linux only.
fastboot sees this phone:
$ fastboot getvar modelid
$ fastboot getvar cid
i have found a guy on one of the electronics markets who says he can flash it back to stock ... let's see ...
does anybody know just HOW different this phone is? is it just the radio? superficially, the specs seem the same ...
it seems the model it goes by on the market is m8t, getvar all has these: