S21 issue with Chromecast media control on lockscreen ?

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Hi everyone,

I've noticed something annoying : Media control doesn't work at all on lockscreen with Chromecast. Include apps like YouTube, Netflix, Disney+ ...
Somehow, volume control works fine with the physical buttons, but I can't pause/play/previous/next.
Media control works fine if not casting, for example when playing Spotify on my phone, control on lockscreen is fine.

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Saw several people complaining about this on Samsung community, but didn't find any solutions... Seems it appeared since OneUI 3.0

Does anyone have the same concern ? Did you resolve it ?
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Nov 8, 2012
Rio de Janeiro
I don't know about chromecast since I don't use it, but I get the same issue when I play music through "OK, Google".
Everytime I use "ok, Google, play (song, music, playlist) on Spotify", the lockscreen controls don't work to play, pause, skip and go back. I thought it was something to do with Spotify, but they could not help me with it.
So I guess it must be something on samsung or Google.
Saw several users with this problem, and I think it might have the same cause as yours, but haven't seen a fix for it yet.
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