Five Useful iPhone Apps with Interactive Actions for World Cup Scores and More

Joe Rossignol

In September, iOS 16.1 was released with support for Live Activity in third-party apps. This feature allows iPhone users to stay up to date with real-time events, such as sports games or food delivery orders, right on the lock screen or in Dynamic Island.

Live activities are essentially notifications in mode real-time information displayed on the iPhone lock screen provide concise information. Online activities also show up on Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. You can long press on Live Activity on Dynamic Island to view more information.

Below, we've highlighted five particularly useful Live Activity-enabled iPhone apps for sports performance, parking, flying, and more.< br/>


Since the World Cup is taking place in Qatar, the FotMob app can be used to track match results in real time throughout the month-long tournament. To do this, open the FotMob application, click on the current match and click on the star in the upper right corner. As a result, a scoreboard with real-time results will appear on the lock screen and Dynamic Island.

Sports Alerts

In addition to the World Cup, the Sports Alerts app can be used to track the real-time results of many other sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NCAA football and basketball. To do this, open the Sports Alert app, click on the current game, click on the three dots in the upper right corner and select “Start Live Stream”. As a result, a scoreboard with real-time results will appear on the lock screen and Dynamic Island.


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Using the ParkMobile app, you can keep track of how much time is left until a parking space payment expires in car parks that work with the app.

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Flighty lets you view your flight status right on your lock screen and in Dynami.c Island, including departure and arrival times, gate changes, delays, and more.


S p With the Citymapper app, you can track public transport on your Lock Screen and Dynamic Island, including turn-by-turn walking directions to stations or stops, next departures, number of remaining stops, arrival times, and more.

More Apps

Last month, we shared a list of over two dozen Live Activity-enabled apps. Apple also announced Live Activity support for Uber, Starbucks, and Nike Run Club, but none of these apps have yet been updated to support this feature.

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