Are you looking for a way to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 online on your computer, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or maybe an Android device? Find out how to stream all the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches online easily on BBC and ITV in the United Kingdom.
The FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest sports events in the world, and hundreds of millions of people follow the event in front of their TV screens or watching the matches online. But, what can you do if you want to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 online, but don’t know how it can be done?
It is very easy to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 online, and it is completely free. Both ITV and BBC in the UK have free live streams available, the only requirement is that you reside in the UK. If you do not live in the UK, then you will have to use the VPN services of Express VPN in order to give both BBC and ITV the impression that you reside in the UK. And if you first have an ExpressVPN subscription then you can use it to stream all the matches from the FIFA World Cup online, and you can also use it to get access to American Netflix and much more cool stuff.
How to watch the FIFA World Cup online (Windows/Mac)?
To watch the FIFA World Cup online on BBC and ITV using Windows or a Mac computer, do as follows:
- You need to create an account (for free) on the BBC website and the ITV website.
During the sign-up process on BBC, set the United Kingdom to your home country.
During the sign-up process on ITV, use a UK zip code (for example): SO143LN, DA12 0JC, M25 9HR, L4 0TH.
- Download the VPN application of ExpressVPN (sign up for their services first).
You can sign up for 1 month, 6 months or for 12 months.
- Open the ExpressVPN application and connect to a server in the UK.
- Visit the BBC/ITV website, log in with your account and stream the FIFA World Cup for free.
You should now be ready to watch the FIFA World Cup online on your Windows computer or Macintosh. If you have trouble or questions, use the comment field at the bottom of this article.
How to watch the FIFA World Cup on your Android device?
Have you got an Android telephone or an Android tablet? Would you like to watch the FIFA World Cup matches on your device? It can be done easily, but for it to work, you will need the official BBC application and the ITV Hub application.
- Download the BBC iPlayer application. You will also need the BBC Media Player application.
You can search for them in the Google Play Store, but if you cannot find them, download the APK files manually by pressing the links. Once you have downloaded the files, install them. BBC iPlayer APK – BBC Media Player APK
- Download the ITV Hub application.
You will not find it in the Google Play Store if you are outside the UK, so download the APK file manually and install it. ITV Hub APK.
- Sign up for ExpressVPN, and download their VPN application (you will find it in Google Play Store).
You can sign up for 1 month, 6 months or 12 months. They have a 30-day full refund policy, in case you do not like it.
- Open ExpressVPN and connect to a server in the UK.
ExpressVPN has lots of servers, so just pick one in the United Kingdom.
- Open the ITV Hub or the BBC iPlayer application.
Do not forget to log in to your BBC and ITV account using the credentials you registered with. If you haven’t created a free user, follow the first step in the Windows/Mac instructions above to do that.
- You are now ready to watch the FIFA World Cup on your Android device.
If you download the .apk files for ITV HUB or the BBC iPlayer, you will have to open the file after it has been downloaded. You will most likely be asked whether you want to install the program, considering that it comes from an unknown source. You can answer yes to that question, and the program will be installed. In case your phone/tablet has blocked the opportunity to install programs from unknown sources, you will have to enable this function in the settings on your device in order to install the .apk files.
Do you have any trouble watching the FIFA World Cup on your Android device? Use the comment field beneath.
How to watch the FIFA World Cup on iPad and iPhone (iOS systems)?
Are you one of those eager fans of Apple products, and now you want to stream the FIFA World Cup on your iPhone or your iPad? It can be done, but it requires some work from your side.
- First, you will need to create a user at both the ITV and the BBC website.
See the first step in the Windows/MAC to create your free user for the ITV and the BBC platform.
- Then you need an ExpressVPN subscription, in order to get yourself an IP address in the UK.
Visit the ExpressVPN website, sign up, and download the ExpressVPN app from the Apple Store.
- Now you need the ITV Hub and the BBC iPlayer application. Download them from the Apple Store.
If you cannot find the applications in the Apple Store, you will need to create a new Apple ID, registered in the UK. Visit this site, create a new user, and set your location to the United Kingdom. Sign out with your original Apple ID, and sign in with your newly created Apple ID. You can now find the ITV Hub and the BBC iPlayer apps in the Apple Store.
- Connect to a server in England using ExpressVPN.
ExpressVPN has servers all across the world, but to stream the FIFA World Cup on BBC and ITV, you need to connect to a server in the UK.
- Open the BBC or the ITV application.
You need to log in with the username and password you created earlier.
You are now ready to stream all the matches from the FIFA World Cup on your iOS device. It might seem a little bit hard at once, but you can make all these arrangements in less than 10 minutes, and once you are finished, you are ready to stream all the matches from the FIFA World Cup online.
Do you have a question related to streaming the World Cup on your iPhone or iPad? Use the comment field.
Are you ready to stream the FIFA World Cup online?
I really hope you are ready to stream the FIFA World Cup online after reading and following these instructions. I hope for a great tournament with lots of goals, and I do hope you will be able to enjoy every second of the game. If you have trouble or questions concerning the stuff I have written in this article, use the comment field, and I will do my uttermost to answer and help out!