How to watch World Cup 2022 on the BBC iPlayer LIVE

How to watch World Cup 2022 on the BBC iPlayer LIVE

If you are in the United Kingdom and want to watch the World Cup, the BBC will provide free online streams of the tournament through its BBC iPlayer streaming service. These streams will include England’s opening group game against Iran on November 21, as well as other games of interest from the group stage and knockout rounds.

Alternatively, you can view the BBC coverage by subscribing to the Premium tier of the Swiss service Zattoo, which includes a risk-free trial period of 30 days.

You need to sign in on most TVs using the BBC iPlayer app. This is to give you a personalised experience, and to make sure we’re making something for everyone.

To sign in, all you need is:

  • A TV with the BBC iPlayer app installed
  • Your phone, tablet or computer.
  • A BBC account.

Follow these steps to sign in on your TV

  1. Open the BBC iPlayer app on your TV.
  2. Select “Sign in”. You can find this in Settings or by selecting the “Sign in” icon in the menu.
  3. You’ll see a page with some instructions and an eight-character code.
  4. Now, on your phone, tablet or computer, visit
  5. If you’re not already signed in on your phone, tablet or computer, you’ll be asked to sign in to your BBC account. Don’t have a BBC account yet? Hit “Register” instead of “Sign in”.
  6. Once you’re signed in on your phone, tablet or computer, you’ll be asked to enter the eight-character code that’s showing on your TV.
  7. Enter the eight-character code shown on your TV, then hit “Confirm” and wait a few moments for your TV to refresh. This will only take about 10 seconds.
  8. Your TV will tell you when it’s all done. You can then set your phone, tablet or computer aside and get watching your TV.
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How to watch the FIFA World Cup on BBC iPlayer

If you are in the UK, watching the FIFA World Cup on BBC iPlayer is easier than ever. You can easily access all the live broadcasts from BBC iPlayer on any of your preferred devices, such as TV, laptop, mobile, etc.

Though it’s a relatively simple process to access BBC iPlayer inside the UK via cable or online, the same can’t be said if you are located elsewhere. That’s because BBC’s services are only available across the UK.

However, if you are anywhere else, you will need a good streaming VPN like PureVPN to access BBC iPlayer and stream your favorite FIFA World Cup 2022 matches for free. Here’s how to go about it:

1. Get a PureVPN subscription.

2. Download our app on your preferred device.

3. Connect to a server in the UK.

4. Open BBC iPlayer and watch the FIFA World Cup anywhere for free!

The broadcasting rights of the FIFA World Cup are divided between the BBC and ITV this year. You can easily watch the FIFA World Cup in the UK by accessing BBC or ITV via their TV channels or streaming platforms.