How to Enable Epic Games and Fortnite 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication) – Epic Games Support two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to protect your epic games account additionally it allows you to take advantage of features we offer through our products such as participating in competitive events in fortnight.
We offer three options to choose from using an, Authenticator app on your smartphone SMX texting on your phone or through your email address we will explain how to enable each, one in this video note that this video assumes you have already verified your email address on your epic games account which is required in order to enable.
Two-factor authentication to enable two-factor authentication go to the epic games website and click on sign-in in the top right corner, enter your email address then your password and click on login now hover. Over your account name in the top right corner and click on account click on. Password and security scroll down to two-factor authentication you will see three available options Authenticator app SMS authentication or email authentication first we will show you how to enable the Authenticator app note. That you can only, have one type of two-factor authentication enabled on your account at one time in order to enable this click on enable Authenticator app a pop-up will appear outlining the three easy steps you need to take to get, the authenticator app enabled you will need to download an Authenticator app on. Your smart phone to be able to complete this process in this example we will be using Google Authenticator app on Android note that the process will be.
Slightly different on iOS devices open the app and tap on begin tap on scan a, barcode scan the QR code on your screen tap on Add Account remember the code. On your phone the code will refresh every so often for additional security enter the six digit code in the pop-up and click activate backup codes are, created in case you lose access to your. Authenticator app click on generate codes make sure to write down these codes somewhere safe or.
You can click on download codes to save a text file containing the codes on your computer to confirm. The Authenticator app is working correctly sign out of your Epic Games account by hovering over your name in the top right corner and click on sign out click on sign in, in the top right corner enter your email address then your password and click on login now you will be prompted for a six digit. Code open your Authenticator. App and enter the code then click on continue you've successfully enabled two-factor authentication through Authenticator app on your app it games account SMS authentication is another option you can use without access to the internet or.
Smartphone in order to use this under the, two-factor authentication section click on enable SMS authentication select your country code and enter your phone number then click send code check your phone for the verification code in the pop-up window enter the, confirmation, code and click on activate click on close to confirm it is working open the epic games launcher enter your email and password then click on login now when prompted enter, the six digit code that is sent to your phone and click on continue you've successfully enabled SMS authentication, on your epic games account email authentication is the third option we offer to use this click on enable email authentication check your inbox for, the email containing your two-factor code in the pop-up enter, the code you received in your email and click on continue a window will appear confirming email authentication has been enabled on your. Account click on done to confirm the email authentication is working hover over your name in the top right corner and click on sign out, log back into your account by clicking on sign in in. The top right corner enter your email address bend your password and click on login, now a two-factor code will be sent to your inbox check your inbox for the code and enter it into the confirmation window then click on continue, you've successfully added email two-factor authentication to your epic games account .