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I just bought the M8 from Thailand (security patch 05/02/2018). I would like to know that how to manua flash the rom 20181201 that I just download from your website.
how to do this is written in faq:
A.download the MTK flash tool and driver
First download the MTK flash tool: https://spflashtools.com/wp-content/uploads/SP_Flash_Tool_v5.1844_Win.zip
And MTK USB VCOM drivers:
MediaTek USB VCOM drivers:
B.download the firmware
Download your device firmware from device official website. Unzip the firmware package.
C.install MTK driver
D.Use MTK flash tool to upgrade the firmware
Open SPFLASHTOOL EXE and Load the Scatter file (Click Scatter Loading).
Click on "DOWNLOAD" button on top (if not the tab), click on "yes"
Switch off your pad, and connect it to your computer via USB cable.
It is done and MTK flash tool will do the rest.
After the tool prompted with a green circle. congrats you have successfully flash your pad with MTK Flash Tool.
Avoid flashing from the site, it's outdated. I did that and got an annoying bug over my M8 tablet, I can't change brightness anymore.
Better yet, avoid flashing the M8-20181201 one, try factory reset + system updates
use mtk flash tool to upgrade the firmware