I recently got a Nexus 4, and I've got a question regarding the volume warning that pops up if you raise the volume too much. Is it possible to disable or remove this warning? I want to be able to raise the volume with the phone in my pocket (with the volume buttons) without having to pick up the phone. I listen to podcasts with low or bad audio and need to raise it above the warning level.
This is a known issue (or feature) in Android 4.2, and there's probably no fix for now.
UPDATE 2013-12-10: According to Marius Hofert, it is still an issue in 4.4.
Android source code explains it perfectly in AudioService.java For any experienced Android hacker, It's quite easy to patch it out though.
This seems to be an implementation of the European Union regulations to limit the volume to 85db unless the user confirms they want to raise the volume higher (BBC news article).
I guess this does not apply in the US and other regions?
It's possible that some custom ROMs may let you disable this feature.
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