Epic Games has released Fortnite on Android however it is not yet accessible on Google Play. It must be manually installed. This is how you go about doing the installation.
To download, install, and play the newest version of Fortnite on compatible Android devices you have to follow the steps below.
How to Download Fortnite on Android Devices
Step 1: Open this webpage in your Android smartphone’s browser.
Step 2: You will have to click the “Get It” on the Epic Games App key.
Step 3: To install the EpicGamesApp.apk file, press “OK“.
Step 4: At the bottom of the page, click “Open“.
Step 5: If you used Chrome to download the file, you’ll get a popup asking you to select “Settings“. Then, you have to click on “Toggle” that’s next to “Allow From This Source“.
By enabling this setting, Chrome will now be able to install (aka side-load) anonymous apps that aren’t shown on the Play Store. In this scenario, you’re going to install the “Epic Games app”.
Step 6: To proceed, select the “Back” arrow in the top-left corner.
Step 7: To proceed, click Install on the pop-up box. This will install the Epic Games app and Fortnite.
Step 8: After Epic’s app has been fully installed, you have to click “Open“. Another alternative is to launch the Epic Games app from your home screen or the app drawer.
Step 9: Open the Epic Games app and go to Fortnite. On the store page, hit the yellow Install button. After that, the base game will be downloaded to your smartphone.
Step 10: A message will display stating that Epic Games lacks the necessary permissions to install applications. Select “Settings” from the drop-down menu.
Step 11: You will have to click on the “Toggle” button next to “Allow From This Source“, and then have to click the Back Arrow to proceed further.
Step 12: A popup will appear, requesting permission to install the game. After you’ve completed the installation, hit Done or Open.
Step 13: After launching the base game, select which features Fortnite has access to, then click “Continue“.
Step 14: If prompted, accept that Fortnite was created for a previous Android version by tapping “OK”.
Step 15: Create a new account or connect in to an existing one and accept to the terms.
Step 16: To complete the remaining section of the game (8GB) that has to be downloaded, click the yellow Install button. The download generally takes some time to complete, so take a break and come back after some time.
Step 17: Now that your download is complete, you may begin playing your favorite game.
So now you are ready to have fun with Fortnite.
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