World Cup Calendar

The World Cup is in full swing after host country Brazil defeated Croatia in the opening match. There's an entire month of football action remaining with the 2014 final taking place on July 13. Yesterday Abby showed you all a bunch of great apps and tricks to stay current with the 2014 FIFA World Cup on your Windows Phone. Here's one more tip from the Windows Phone Central forums that we wanted to point out – how do add the World Cup 2014 schedule to your Windows Phone Calendar so that you never miss a game.

Here's how you get the full FIFA 2014 World Cup schedule in your Windows Phone calendar:

  • Go to calendar.live.com on your PC
  • Click on 'import' on the top left
  • Click 'Subscribe'
  • Add the following URL: webcal://www1.skysports.com/calendars/football/fixtures/competitions/worldcup
  • Name your calendar
  • Select a color and charm (select the ball or trophy!)
  • Click subscribe

World Cup Calendar

And that's it! The matches should be converted to your local time too, so you this saves numerous steps and will make sure you don't miss a game! Make sure you went to calendar.live.com and signed in with the Microsoft Account you use on your Windows Phone and Windows 8 machines. Now you'll see all matches appear on your phone in due time. Impatient? Force the calendar sync by going to settings > email + accounts > long press Microsoft account to sync.

Bonus: Bing World Cup 2014 landing page

Here's a cool little site that Bing has set up for the 2014 World Cup. Bing has created a dedicated news experience for EVERYTHING happening around the tournament. Check it on your PC by going to the Bing World Cup 2014 page.

Via: Windows Phone Central Forums

Thanks for the tip DanglingPointer!