How to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online for free?

The 2022 Fifa World Cup kicked off in Qatar last Sunday. The opening fixture saw the host nation Qatar lose 2-0 to Ecuador. The football World Cup is one of the most watched sporting events across the world, attracting billions of viewers. With a month of games still ahead of us, we bring you all the ways you can watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online for free. Many users reported issues with the JioCinema app, so we have some alternatives for you as well!

JioCinema APP


JioCinema app is the official streaming partner of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. You can catch all the live action from Qatar on the JioCinema app. The best part is that the app is free to use. You don’t need to pay for any subscription plans to watch the World Cup. All you need to do is install the app on your smartphone and start watching. Signing up or logging in with a registered account is not necessary either.

Despite being free to watch, many users were unhappy with the constant lags and delays affecting the live stream on the first day of the event. Jio quickly came out with an update to solve the issues. If you haven’t updated the app yet, go to the Google Play Store and download the latest version to fix any lag-related issues. If you still experience delays, switch the live stream to ‘Extended Stadium Feed’ after turning on the ‘Hype Mode.’ You will experience significantly fewer delays.

If these fixes don’t work, here are some other streaming alternatives you can look into.



You can also watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup on JioTV. Since JioTV uses the Sports18 channel feed, you won’t face any streaming issues that affect the web feed of the event. Sports18 is the official cable broadcaster of the event. You will need to sign up for JioTV using your Jio phone number.

VI Movies and TV


Vodafone Idea users can also stream the world cup matches for free on the VI Movies and TV app. All you need to do is sign up for the app using your VI phone number and you can enjoy the endless coverage of all the matches in Qatar!

Tata Play

Tata Sky subscribers can watch live coverage of the World Cup on their mobile devices as well. If you wish to stream the matches on your desktop or smartphone, simply log on to or download the Tata Play app from the App Store or the Google Play Store. Make sure that your Tata Sky package covers the Sports18 channel, and you will be able to enjoy the FIFA World Cup coverage on your mobile devices!

How can I watch World Cup 2022 online?

All 64 games are live-streamable for American audience on FOX and FS1. Hulu Live TV, FuboTV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, and Vidgo are some live TV streaming providers offering FS1 and regional FOX stations. On the FOX Sports app, every game is also available for live and on-demand streaming.

How can I watch World Cup 2022 today?

The FOX family of networks and the FOX Sports app are your complete home for World Cup content, including live matches, complete highlights, commentary and analysis, and full-match replays. You can also watch full-length replays on Tubi.

Can I watch World Cup 2022 on YouTube TV?

All of the action from the World Cup is coming to YouTube across screens of all sizes – watch live games on YouTube TV, unmissable moments from broadcasters across 130 markets, exclusive YouTube Shorts, Shoppable Shorts and more

How can I watch World Cup 2022 online UK?

Where to watch World Cup 2022 matches live in UK: TV, online streaming & channels

  1. With a unique change to the footballing calendar already gripping the nation, fans may be wondering what the easiest way to consume the 2022 Qatar World Cup is. …
  2. You can find a link to BBC iPlayer here.
  3. You can find a link to ITVX here.

How can I watch World Cup 2022 on my smart TV?

Jio acquired rights to stream FIFA World Cup 2022 in India. All the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches are streaming live on Jio Cinema app. Indian audience can also watch live broadcasts on Sports18 channel.

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