FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming Apps: Best Apps to Watch Live Stream Free on Mobile in India

Having issues with JioCinema? Here are the best apps to stream FIFA World Cup 2022.

FIFA World Cup 2022 has kicked off, and we were all pleased to know that this time, we will be able to watch it for free without any paid subscription. JioCinema is live streaming the World Cup this year, but the JioCinema app is reportedly having issues with its live streams.

But thankfully, JioCinema is one of many apps where you can watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live streaming. In this post, we will talk about all the best apps to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022, including JioCinema and all the alternative apps for streaming the World Cup.

We’re well into the knockout stage of the World Cup 2022 and last night France took on Poland in the round of 16 match where the Les Bleus took the victory 3-1. In the second match of the day England beat Senegal 3-0 and advanced to the Quarters to face France.

The knockout stage of the World Cup 2022 today will see Japan take on Croatia in the first game followed by Brazil versus South Korea.

Day 16 Matches: Round of 16

The knockout stages of the tournament has already begun as we approach the 16th day of the matches. The Round of 16 sees 16 teams take on each other to reach the quarter-finals.

Match Time
Japan vs Croatia 8:30 PM
Brazil vs South Korea
12:30 AM (6 December)

World Cup 2022 Knockout Stage Map

JioCinema

JioCinema logo

JioCinema is India’s official live-streaming provider of the FIFA World Cup 2022. It live streams all the matches for free in India. JioCinema is available on Android devices, iOS devices, Android TVs, Samsung Tizen TVs, Fire TVs, Apple TVs and laptops & PCs.

FIFA World Cup 2022 is broadcast in 5 languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali.

Issues with JioCinema

The JioCinema app has received a lot of criticism online regarding the issues the users had to endure during the live stream of the opening ceremony and first match in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Users across India widely reported problems with JioCinema, and users tried many methods to solve the issues with the live stream. Let’s talk about that too.

How to solve streaming issues on JioCinema?

The main feed of FIFA World Cup 2022 in JioCinema was facing issues. Users reported that changing the language from English to Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, or Bengali solved the problem with the stream.

If you want to avoid watching the match in an unknown language, you can try the Hype Mode in JioCinema. With Hype Mode, you can switch the cameras from the main feed to different angles such as Player A, Player B, Extended Stadium Feed, Tactical and more.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Telecast on Sports 18: Which TV Channels, Numbers, Price, More

It was supposed to be Voot.

Previously, Viacom18’s Voot was supposed to stream FIFA World Cup 2022. It was advertised that Voot would be live streaming the tournament in India.

Many people have voiced their concerns about this on Twitter, and many are calling it a scam. Many of them have subscribed to the Voot Select premium plan, believing in Voot’s advertisements. Of course, it feels like a scam; they paid for a service but did not get it. Not only that, the service they paid for is free for everyone.

Viacom18 is part of the Reliance group, and so is JioCinema. Last-minute changes must have made the switch from Voot to JioCinema.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming Free & Telecast: How to Watch Online and TV, Full Schedule, Groups, Teams, Squads, More

Other apps to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 (JioCinema alternatives)

Tata Play

Tata Play

Tata Play app is the official app from Tata Play for their subscribers. It requires a Tata Play subscription and is available for Android and iOS devices.

You can watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 on the Tata Play app if you have subscribed to Sports 18 1 or Sports 18 1 HD channel on your Tata Play DTH. That’s because the Tata Play app only lets you watch whichever channels you have subscribed to in your DTH account. Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD channels are India’s official broadcasters for FIFA World Cup 2022.

Also Read: How to add Sports 18 subscription to your DTH

BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is broadcasted in the UK via the free-to-air channel BBC. It is also live-streamed in the UK on BBC iPlayer for free.

BBC iPlayer is available only in the UK, so you’ll need to use a VPN to use the app and watch the matches. You should use a premium VPN to use the app, as you would need a UK server to connect to access BBC iPlayer.

Fubo TV

Fubo TV

Fubo TV is a US-based premium TV streaming service that streams over 120 TV channels.

However, unlike JioCinema or BBC iPlayer, Fubo TV is a paid service, and you will have to pay $69.99 monthly for three concurrent streams.

As it’s exclusive to the US, you need a premium VPN with a US server to watch World Cup 2022 on Fubo TV. It is the most expensive app on this list to watch FIFA World Cup 2022. You’d better try your luck with other options to watch the matches.

Hulu + Live TV

hulu_logo

Hulu is one of the most popular streaming platforms in the US. Hulu carries various content such as movies, TV shows, live TV, and live sports. Hulu subscriptions start from $6.99/month. FIFA World Cup 2022 is telecasted in the United States on Fox, FS1 and Telemundo. You get access to all three channels with Hulu. Like the other options, you will require a premium VPN subscription with a US server to use Hulu Live TV.

SuperSport.com

Supersport

SuperSport is a South Africa-based TV channel that broadcasts FIFA World Cup 2022. Its website supersport.com is live streaming the matches online, but you’d have to get DStv or Showmax subscription to watch. Like the other option, you will need a premium VPN subscription to use the service. You can watch the highlights of all the matches for free without logging in or requiring a subscription. You also don’t need a VPN to watch the highlights on supersport.com.

FIFA+

FIFA+

FIFA+ app is the official app from FIFA to follow the latest in football. It doesn’t show the live stream of the matches, but it shows the highlights of the games for free. So if you don’t want to watch the live stream and are just fine with the highlights, you can use FIFA+ to catch up for free.

FAQs

Which is the best alternative to JioCinema to watch FIFA World Cup 2022?

The best alternative in India to watching FIFA World Cup 2022 in India is the Tata Play app, but it’s not free; you need a Tata Play subscription with Sports 18 channels. The next best alternative would be BBC iPlayer, but you need a premium VPN subscription to use it in India.

What app can I watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on?

JioCinema is the best app to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on. It is free and doesn’t need a subscription.

How can I watch the 2022 World Cup for free?

JioCinema streams the 2022 FIFA World Cup in India for free. Although there are some issues with the streaming on JioCinema, it is the only real free option to watch the matches.

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Abhijith writes about smartphones, wearables, audio and more at MySmartPrice. He is based out of Kerala. He has been writing about Tech since 2013, on his own blog. He also used to host a YouTube channel about phones. Other than Tech, he is into Formula 1, Wrestling, various TV shows and buying Kindle books that he barely reads.