You may often see the QR codes of Fortnite and you wonder what things that the QR codes will give for you. Well, in this article we are going to tell you several things related to Fortnite QR Codes and how to use it.
QR code is a graphic which consists of black squares and dots. According to Wikipedia, it is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode. QR code was first designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan. This code is made to create an image which is able to be scanned by any Smartphone with a QR code reader application and then it will be translated into something more meaningful. Usually, QR codes contains data for identifier, locator, or tracker which points to a site or application.
So, where can we use Fortnite QR codes? When you want to activate Two Factor Authentication (2FA) on your Fortnite account, there will be a moment where you have to scan QR code. If you want to activate this feature to protect your Fortnite account, you can download additional apps. There are some recommended apps for helping you in activating 2FA feature and one of them is Authy app. This app will allow you to have a single mobile app for all your 2FA accounts and you are able to sync them across multiple devices.
To activate 2FA, you have to sign in to your Epic Games account. After that, select Password & Security from the navigation on the left hand side of the screen. After that, you are able to scroll down until you see the section for Authentication App and click the blue Enable Authenticator App button. Then, you will get an email and you have to confirm it. If you have confirmed it, then click on I Have Verified My Email button. You will go to enable your authenticator app and you can do this by manually entering a code or capturing a QR code. So, here QR code is used. If you want to capture the QR code, you have to launch Authy on your device and then click on the plus icon to add an account. After that, click Scan QR code. When you open your camera, hold your device up to the computer to scan the QR code of Epic Games and if it has been captured, Authy will bring you to name the account. After it, Authy app on your phone will generate a one-time 2FA code.
Besides, Fortnite QR codes can also be used when you want to download the Fortnite Android open beta and you can download it by scanning the QR code which for example can be found in Inverse site. If you buy Fortnite Funko Pop, in the package, there is also QR code and you are able to scan it to see what it is. So, if you are curious about using QR code of Fortnite, you can scan it and find out what it is. And if you want to use QR code in Authy app, now you have known how to use it and you can apply it.