Fortnite is already launched for the Android operating system but it is only available for the high end devices such as Samsung, Google Pixel and Asus. For those who are using any of those devices then you are able to simply visit the Android page of the official website of Fortnite to play Fortnite.
Here is the minimum specification requirement for both Android smartphone and tablet to play Fortnite.
- Android version: 64 bit Android 8.0 Oreo or Higher
- RAM: At least 4GB of RAM
- Storage: Minimum 3GB of free onboard storage
- GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 530 or Higher, Mali-G71 MP20 or higher
If your Android device does not meet the minimum requirements and your smartphone is not on the compatibility list, you might see an error saying that the device is not supported, meaning the hardware of your mobile is not compatible with the graphuic or the functionality of the game. if you face this kind of issue, do not worry as Epic Games also confirms that the game also works for those devices. You need to thank to Kieron Quinn because recently they developed an app and you are able to download Fortnite Battle Royale app right now on almost any Android device you may have.
If you want to play Fortnite app on the incompatible device, here are the steps that you need to follow. First, download the Fortnite Battle Royale app on the incompatible Android device from the source such as iStaunch. The file is available on Google Drive. Second, install the game on yoru unsupported Android phone and launch the game. Third, if the game starts on your device, please start playing. If it does not support your Android phone, you will get an error saying that the device does not have the compatible GPU. In this case, you are able to either quit the app or tap more information option in order to know more about the issue. Fourth, download and install the apk Editor Pro and start it on your Android phone. Fifth, press the Select APK option from the application and choose the Fortnite Battle Royale app from the installed mobile apps. You also need to press the Full Edit button. Sixth, go to the files tab > Dex – Smali section. Seventh, as soon as the procedure finishes, you can start the Smali and then com, epicgames, Ue4, and then pick the GameActivity.smali. Eighth, from the search, locate ProcessSystemInfo and write Const/4 v0, 0x1 Return v0. Please keep in mind that you will have to write this just below the .register32. Ninth, this process will build the APK. As soon as the process is done, you need to uninstall the older Fortnite version and install the game again.
If you have any question, do not hesitate to throw it to the community of Fortnite. The same place also can be a source of information when it comes to anything related to Fortnite, including about Fortnite apk for incompatible device.