How To Activate Two-Step Verification For Fortnite - Simple Guide

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Through this guide we will teach you in a very simple way how to enable or activate two-step verification in Fortnite and in your Epic Games account. It is undoubtedly something we recommend if you have invested time and money in this platform.

If instead in addition to the Epic Games platform you also have a Steam account, there is the possibility to activate two-step verification in Steam Guard in a very simple way.

How can I have more security in my Fortnite account

Fortnite is a very popular game and where many people enter not only to play and compete, you can also shop. Therefore, if you have your account secured, you can avoid the possible entry of other people who use your account inappropriately. Causing you this possible penalty and also loss of money for purchases not made by you.



Therefore, for added security, we recommend that you enable two-step verification. This is an innovative system that will prevent another person who has your password and username from accessing your account. Since it will also be necessary to enter a security code that has an expiration and that you will receive on your mobile.

In this way, access to your account by persons not authorized by you will be efficiently shielded. But we also recommend that you use a unique password that you don't use in other accounts such as email or social networks. In addition to the fact that said password is strong and difficult to guess, keep it in good protection and do not give it to anyone who asks for it.

What are the benefits of enabling XNUMX-Step Verification?

Two-Step Verification is a security system that most, if not all mobile applications or internet services,   use to protect user safety. And that thanks to this provision, improper access to our accounts and above all to Fortnite is prevented, offering us excellent advantages for its activation.



Greater security

The first thing we look for when activating XNUMX-Step Verification is to keep our Fortnite account as secure as possible. Where it is now possible for ours data such as username and password, can be filtered and stopped in unknown hands. But with this system another level of security is added to your account which makes it nearly impossible to log into.

Free games

Fortnite responsibly understands the importance it attaches to identification activate the two-step verification on their accounts. And in this sense the Epic Games Store offers those users who activate this security system the possibility of obtaining some games for free, this does not seem like an extraordinary advantage to encourage them.

Exclusive gifts

And likewise and reiterating once again how important it is for Epic Game that users have their accounts safe. Offers in addition to its users exclusive gifts in Fortnite, if they accept the activation of two-step verification. This shows the priority that security has in this amazing game.

How to activate two-step verification

Enabling XNUMX-Step Verification will undoubtedly help you protect your account, especially if you have many games or content you want to protect. To start protecting yourself in this way, read this guide carefully

  • First of all you will need to go to the official Epic Games page.
  • Once you are on the page, go to the top right and click on " Log in ". Log in as you registered, remember you can do it directly through Epic Games, Google, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, etc.
  • Once logged in, click on your username and select the " Account ".
  • Your account options will be displayed. You must select " Password and security ".
  • Once you go down through the security options, you will see " Two-step authentication ". There are several ways to apply this method. We have " Authentication app "," SMS authentication " is " Strong e -mail ".



  • Each of these options will work to protect your account, however, the choice is up to you. Although we definitely recommend the authentication via SMS or through yours Email.
  • For mobile two-step authentication, you will need to provide your phone number. Remember to select your country code in case it is not selected.
  • Next, click on the send code option. Once you have received this code, provide it on the page and click " Send ". Next, two-step SMS authentication will be enabled.

You can disable Fortnite / Epic Games XNUMX-Step Verification at any time

Remember that you can disable this feature at any time by accessing the menu we showed you earlier and clicking on the option. Either way, it's highly recommended if you want protect your Epic Games account.

Why should i turn on Fortnite / Epic Games XNUMX-Step Verification?

Of course, the choice of whether or not to activate two-step verification is purely personal. Anyway, it is something that is often highly recommended these days. So why is it recommended to turn on XNUMX-Step Verification?

Two-step authentication is one of the more efficient safety systems existing to protect our accounts. In fact, it is highly recommended that you enable XNUMX-Step Verification for Facebook or Twitter. In addition, many recommend activating this verification on all social networks.

However, this doesn't stop there, as your Fortnite / Epic Games account is usually a space it's been in invested time / money.


That said, any extra protection methods are absolutely welcome. If you have purchased a lot of games on Epic Games or have made internal purchases on games like Fortnite, it is best to protect this investment and this is where two-step verification comes in.


Two-step verification makes it necessary enter a code every time you log in from an unknown device. The truth is that there are many ways to steal a password, but this method will also require you to indicate the code that reaches our mobile / email, which will undoubtedly extend the protection of your account.

What other security options are there for my Fortnite account?

As we have already said , two-step verification is the most recommended security method to protect your account. But by activating this verification method, the system also offers you another way to verify your identity and it is by email which is easier to use than using a mobile application.

And in that case you just have to enter your email account and search in your inbox for the email that contains the code you need to enter in the required field. But we advise you to use an authentication app. In virtual stores you can find some that offer you great results and we will briefly mention them below.

Google Authenticator

From the Google virtual store the Play Store can be downloaded Google Authenticator for free and for Android devices. Which and in a very simple way is configured via QR code, which makes it very easy to use. The App will generate a code every so often so that you can safely log into your Fortnite account without major problems.

LastPass authenticator

Another amazing tool that you can also find in the Play Store is LastPass Authenticator. It has never been easier to protect your account from unwanted people. In addition, this application offers you other functions that will help you manage your accounts more efficiently.

Microsoft authenticator

Microsoft offers for both Android device users and those using Microsoft Authenticator iOS. With this App you will not only be able to access your Fortnite account safely and quickly. You will also be able to log in to Outlook, Office and other accounts. This way you save a lot of time and keep your accounts safe.

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