How to Add the FIFA World Cup Schedule to Your Phone

How to Add the FIFA World Cup Schedule to Your Phone

With the 2014 World Cup close at hand there are a number of ways you can ensure you don’t miss a match. To keep the FIFA World Cup schedule separate from your work or social calendar, use a third-party app, or download via Google Calendar for Android and Calendar for iPhone.

Method 1 of 3:
Adding Via Third-Party App

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Download the official FIFA app. This application has a special Match Centre that lists past, current and upcoming matches. It is likely to have the most up-to-date information about the World Cup of all third-party apps.
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Use the ESPN app to stay up to date on matches if you have a subscription to ESPN. You should be able to enter your cable subscription details to gain access to extended viewing.
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Try a free app like “World Cup Finals” to gain access to schedules and brackets in an easy to read format. Go to your app store or Google Play and search for “World Cup.” Browse through the photos to find the schedule images you like best.
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Method 2 of 3:
Adding Via iCal

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Turn your phone on. Go to your settings app on your iPhone.
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Scroll down until you find the “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” option. Tap it.
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Tap “Add Account. Then, choose “Other” from the list of options.
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Choose “Add Subscribed Calendar.
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Enter: webcal://www1.skysports.com/calendars/football/fixtures/competitions/worldcup
You can also go to the Calendar Tree website to add the schedules by group or round.
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Tap “Next. You may get a warning about using the SSL and you should still click “Next.”
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Tap “Save. It should be synced to your iCal.
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Method 3 of 3:
Adding Via Google Calendar

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Get on a web browser. Sign into your Google account. Go to the Google.com/calendar.
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Find the link that says “Other Calendars” on the left side of the page. Click on it and select “Add by URL.”
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Copy: webcal://www1.skysports.com/calendars/football/fixtures/competitions/worldcup Paste it into the URL field. Go to the Calendar Tree website to get group-specific schedules.
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Click “Add Calendar. The calendar should be synced to your online Google account and your Android phone. Since you have subscribed, rather than imported, the calendar it should update with team times and names automatically.
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Method 1 of 3:
Adding Via Third-Party App

Image titled Add the FIFA World Cup Schedule to Your Phone Step 1
1
Download the official FIFA app. This application has a special Match Centre that lists past, current and upcoming matches. It is likely to have the most up-to-date information about the World Cup of all third-party apps.
Image titled Add the FIFA World Cup Schedule to Your Phone Step 2
2
Use the ESPN app to stay up to date on matches if you have a subscription to ESPN. You should be able to enter your cable subscription details to gain access to extended viewing.
Image titled Add the FIFA World Cup Schedule to Your Phone Step 3
3
Try a free app like “World Cup Finals” to gain access to schedules and brackets in an easy to read format. Go to your app store or Google Play and search for “World Cup.” Browse through the photos to find the schedule images you like best.
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Method 2 of 3:
Adding Via iCal

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1
Turn your phone on. Go to your settings app on your iPhone.
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2
Scroll down until you find the “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” option. Tap it.
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3
Tap “Add Account. Then, choose “Other” from the list of options.
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4
Choose “Add Subscribed Calendar.
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5
Enter: webcal://www1.skysports.com/calendars/football/fixtures/competitions/worldcup
You can also go to the Calendar Tree website to add the schedules by group or round.
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Tap “Next. You may get a warning about using the SSL and you should still click “Next.”
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7
Tap “Save. It should be synced to your iCal.
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Method 3 of 3:
Adding Via Google Calendar

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1
Get on a web browser. Sign into your Google account. Go to the Google.com/calendar.
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2
Find the link that says “Other Calendars” on the left side of the page. Click on it and select “Add by URL.”
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3
Copy: webcal://www1.skysports.com/calendars/football/fixtures/competitions/worldcup Paste it into the URL field. Go to the Calendar Tree website to get group-specific schedules.
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Click “Add Calendar. The calendar should be synced to your online Google account and your Android phone. Since you have subscribed, rather than imported, the calendar it should update with team times and names automatically.
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