If you're like me, you may have accidentally flashed and wiped your partitions, including the bootloader, causing your device to become an expensive doorstop or paperweight.
First of all, take a deep breath.
Second of all, you can use ...
Someone has tried if this works?
Trying it now. I suspect that it will not, but it's worth a shot.
Edit: I dialed *#*#4636#*#* to disable the radio. I'm hoping I can reenable it...
Edit 2: Unsurprisingly, it did not work for me :(
Edit 3: I di...
For the record, I spoke to Verizon today and asked them to enable OEM unlock. They repeatedly denied they had any ability to do it, stating that it was something that I would have to take up with Google. When I called them out on it, pointing out ...
I'm being dismissive because I'll stand here corrected. Flashing via fastboot might work. My only advice is there are too many supported devices out there with fully working TWRP and many ROMs to play with. Since you haven't purchased the p3a yet ...
They're not SIM locked, but they are bootloader locked.
I may try annoying Verizon and seeing if they can downgrade my phone. They probably won't do it but it is worth a shot.