Hacking can happen to anyone, including to those Fortnite players. If someone besides you has got access into your Fortnite account, it is really recommended that you take action immediately in order to protect your account.
The first thing that you have to do if your Fortnite account has been hacked or compromised is changing your password. When you change it, people signed into the official website of Epic Games through your account will be logged out from the site. If you want to change your password, you can take the following steps. First, log into your account. Second, go to your Account page. third, select Password & Security. Fourth, change your password in the Change Your Password section. For the sake of the security of your account, it is better for you to choose a password unique from those of your other online accounts.
If the account can be used, you should unlink your connected console account(s). When unlinking these, someone signed into a console game through your account will be logged out from the game. if you want to unlink your connected console account(s, you have to select Connected Accounts on your Account page. Then, select Disconnect for all of your connected console accounts. After logging out someone who may have been signed into your account, you need to enable Two Factor Authentication on your account and remember to keep your password a secret in order to make sure no one besides you logs into your account again.
What if someone has already changed your password? If it is the case, you may still be able to log into your account. In order to log in in this scenario, the first thing that you have to do is to choose Forgot Your Password? on the Sign In page. Then, enter the email address you most recently associated with your account. The next thing that you have to do is to check the inbox of that email address for an email containing steps on how to reset your password. In case you do not see the email, please check your junk or spam folder. After that, follow the steps for changing your password.
What if you forgot your email? What should be done to recover Fortnite account if you forget it? If you forgot your email, the only thing that you can do is to contact Epic Games for help. In order to get help from Epic Games regarding your Fortnite account, first of all, go to the https://www.epicgames.com/site/customer-service. Then, choose Epic Account. Another thing that should be chosen is Contact Us. Please make sure the first drop down menu of the contact form is set on Epic Accounts. After that, fill out the rest of the contact form with the important information concerning your case. Do not forget the email address you enter is the one you have access to. You also need to describe your inquiry as Hacked account/Unauthorized Purchase in the last drop down menu. When it is done, please choose Submit.