How to Add 2018 FIFA World Cup Fixtures to iPhone or Mac Calendar

I know many of you would be extremely excited for the FIFA World Cup 2018. That's why we thought it's apt to make a straightforward guide to help you get FIFA World Cup 2018 fixtures to your iPhone or Mac Calendar.

Football fever seems to have really picked up a fast pace, with the showpiece event is all geared up to start from 14th June in Russia. As I love to watch soccer games, I have added the 2018 FIFA World Cup fixtures to my calendar as per my time zone both on iOS and macOS devices to never miss any game of my favorite teams.

Are you also willing to make the upcoming world cup special? Then, you would definitely like to add it to your personal calendar. More after the break:

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How to Get FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule on your iOS and macOS Device

To ensure you are able to keep a track of the performance of your favorite teams or players, we have rounded up the best FIFA World Cup 2018 apps for iOS as well. So, if getting the real-time updates about the soccer matches is your thing, pick out one of them to keep you in the loop. Enough talk, let me walk you through the steps regarding how to get soccer matches fixtures to your iOS or even Google calendar—based on your specific time zone!

Snapshot of what we are going to lineup for you:

How to Add FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule to iPhone Calendar

Step #1. Open any web browser on your iOS device and head over to FIFA Football (soccer) World Cup 2018 Russia – Fixture calendar page.

Note: One thing worth mentioning upfront is that it’s not an official calendar because FIFA doesn’t provide an option to add calendar feed. However, it does fine work in keeping you posted!

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Step #2. Now, tap on the Subscribe to Calendar button.

Tap on Subscribe to Calendar button in FIFA Page on iOS device

Step #3. Tap on the Subscribe button in the next popup.

Tap on Subscribe in FIFA Page on iOS device

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Step #4. Tap on the Done button to confirm.

Tap on Done to confirm in FIFA Page on iOS device

Now, the calendar will be added to your device and automatically be set as per your time zone.

View the FIFA World Cup Fixtures in iOS Calendar

To take a peek at the upcoming fixtures, all you need to do is just open Calendar app and select the particular date like 14th or 15th June to find out the scheduled matches.

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View FIFA World Cup Fixtures on iOS Device

Customize the FIFA Calendar:

You can also customize your FIFA calendar. It’s dead simple. Simply open the Calendar app on your device → Calendars → tap on the “i” button next to FIFA World Cup 2018.

Customize your FIFA calendar on iOS device

Now, you have the option to change the name of the calendar and even select a nice color for the events label. And yes, do check out the option to get event alerts. If you don’t want to get the notifications about FIFA fixtures, simply turn off the switch next to Event Alerts.

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Change FIFA World Cup name and Color for events labels in iOS Calender App

Remove FIFA World Cup Calendar from Your iOS Device

Once the mega event is over, you can remove its calendar from your iOS device.

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iOS device.

Open Settings App on iPhone or iPad

Step #2. Now, tap on Accounts & Passwords.

Tap on Accounts & Passwords in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Next, tap on Subscribed Calendars.

Tap on Subscribed Calender in iPhone Account Settings

Step #4. Next up, tap on FIFA World Cup 2018.

Tap on Fifa World Cup 2018 in iPhone Account Settings

Step #5. Next up, tap on Delete Account and confirm.

Tap on Delete Account to Remove FIFA World Cup Calendar from iOS Device

Note: alternately, you can open the Calendar app → Calendars → FIFA World Cup 2018 → and remove it.

That’s done! It will get rid of the calendar from your device.

Getting the world cup schedule to your macOS calendar is just as simple.

How to Get FIFA World Cup 2018 Fixture on Mac Calendar

Step #1. Open any web browser on your Mac and go to FIFA Football (soccer) World Cup 2018 Russia – Fixture calendar page.

Step #2. Now, you need to click on the Subscribe to Calendar button.

Click on Subscribe to Calendar button in FiFA Fixture Page on Mac

You will get a message asking if you want to allow this page to open Calendar app. Click on Allow.

Or You would be recommended to open this type of link in the associated app. Click Open Calendar.

Click Open Calendar on Mac

Step #3. Next, you should see the URL of the calendar. Click the Subscribe button.

Click the Subscribe button in Mac Calendar App

Step #4. Next up, you will have the option to ideally customize the calendar subscription a bit.

For instance, you get the option to change the name of the calendar, choose a cool color for the events labels and even select a preferred location of the calendar. Plus, do check out the option to ignore alerts and even remove attachments or alerts.

Tip: If you wish to sync this calendar across your device, be sure to select iCloud as the location (by default, it’s chosen).

Customize the calendar subscription and then Click on OK in Mac Calendar App

After you have perfectly fine-tuned the setting, hit OK.

That’s pretty much it! Finally, you have got the entire calendar for possibly the biggest sports event.

How to Remove World Cup Calendar from macOS

Post the world cup; you may want to delete the calendar from your macOS. It’s just as straightforward.

Step #1. Open Calendar app on your Mac → Go to FIFA World Cup from the left sidebar.

Go to FIFA World Cup in Mac Calendar App

Step #2. Now, right click on FIFA World Cup and select Unsubscribe to remove.

Select Unsubscribe to Remove World Cup Calendar from Your macOS

How About Adding FIFA World Cup Fixtures to Your Google or Microsoft Outlook Calendar on iOS, Android or Windows PC

The process of getting the world cup calendar to your Google or Microsoft calendar is pretty same. To do so, simply jump over to this digital football calendars. Then, click on the calendar to which you wish to add the event and sign in to your account. There you go!

Add FIFA World Cup Fixtures to Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook Calendar

Stay Tuned:

The teams I’m going to back are Spain, Germany, and Brazil. Let me know your favorites and tell us why they are going to dominate the showpiece event.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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