It’s been known that passwords no longer offer your accounts the protection they were created for in the first place. Therefore, it is important that whenever you can, you enable 2FA or two factor authentication.
Most of the services and apps recommended using Google Authenticator mobile app for generating the loggin passcode, or one time password used as the second factor. Despite being the most popular authenticator app, it has it downfalls in the user experience chapter.
You are recommended to use UNLOQ instead. aside from allowing you to keep all your 2FA tokens in one place, this one provides token Backup and Restore, that the Google Authenticator app fails to offer.
Then, how to use the authenticator app for Fortnite called UNLOQ? The first thing that you have to do to add two factor authentication to your Fortnite account is to download the UNLOQ mobile app and follow the in-app instructions. You are able to get the app for free from Google Play Store or App Store. Then, set up 2FA for Fortnite. After logging in to the account of Fortnite, please go to the page of Password on the official website of Epic Games and click Enable Authenticator App. you will get a QR code that pairs your Fortnite account to the authentication mobile app. The next thing that you have to do is to open the UNLOQ mobile app and click the + (Plus) button in the Applications menu. Please make sure you granted the camera access to the app beforehand. You need to scan the QR code you previously received.
As Fortnite has not been added to your list of applications, you need to tap Fortnite in your list of applications to get the one-time password. Then, insert the OTP in your Fortnite account screen and click Activate. Being doing that step, 2FA or two-factor authentication has now been enabled. Once you have enabled 2FA or two-factor authentication for your Fortnite account, you are able to generate 10 different Recovery codes that you will use in case you cannot receive 2FA or two-factor authentication codes. In order to get the codes, please click Generate Codes. It is better for you to download these codes. Once you are done, you are able to login to your Fortnite account using the UNLOQ app as the second factor.
If you want to use Google Authenticator app, here is everything that you need to follow. First, download Google Authenticator from either the Apple App Store or the Android Google Play Store. Second, set up two-step verification on your Google account. You have to log into your Google Account. Under Security and Sign In, you need to choose Two-Step Verification and then scroll down to choose the Authenticator app option. Third, choose your phone, Android or iPhone. Fourth, open the actual Google Authenticator app on your phone and tap the plus button. At the bottom of the screen, you will be able to see two options. Those include Scan barcode and Manual entry.