How to enable 2FA for Fortnite (Epic Games)

How to enable 2FA for Fortnite (Epic Games)

Kevin Archer picture by Kevin Archer·Updated 04 May 2022·about 4 minutes

1

Download Authenticator App

  • Before we start, download Authenticator App by 2Stable.

    iOS Apple App Badge

2

Locate 2FA Settings

  • Log in to your Epic Games account and go to ACCOUNT.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Next Page

  • Choose PASSWORD & SECURITY tab.

    Next Page
4

Activate Two-Factor Authentication

  • Scroll down and enable THIRD-PARTY AUTHENTICATOR APP.

    Activate Two-Factor Authentication
5

QR Code

  • A pop-up window will appear for you to scan the QR Code with Authenticator App. Keep this window open as you reach for your phone. Note that anywhere (not just Epic Games) that prompts Google Authenticator also supports Authenticator App.

    QR Code
6

Capture QR Code

  • Take out your mobile device and open the Authenticator App. At the bottom of the screen, tap the plus button add Item to scan a new account and hold your device up to the computer screen.

    Capture QR Code
7

Save account

  • After successfully scanning the QR Code, the Authenticator App will automatically choose the Epic Games logo and autofill account name and secret key. Confirm it’s correct by clicking Save.

    Save account
8

Two-Factor Authentication Code

  • Record the numerical token provided for Epic Games. Note that this code refreshes every 30 seconds.

    Two-Factor Authentication Code
9

Complete Enablement

  • Returning to the Epic Games website, enter the numerical token in the appropriate field. When done click Activate.

    Complete Enablement
10

Save your Backup Code!

  • Your Epic Games account is now protected. You can copy the backup codes into Authenticator or save them in a safe place. Press on X and that's all.

    Save your Backup Code!

You're all set! You've enabled Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for your Epig Games account. To learn more, visit the Epig Games support page. Stay safe!

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