Download and install mobile Fortnite from the Epic store for Android

Download and install mobile Fortnite from the Epic store for Android

Get the Fortnite installer APK from Epic store Android

As Fortnite is not available anymore from the Google Play Store due to misunderstandings between Epic games, the developper, and the Google Play Store policy that wants to keep a too large part, 30%, of in app purchases, the only way to play Fortnite on Android mobile is to download the Fortnite mobile APK from the Epic Store Android, their own website, using an Android device.

Before starting, make sure that your device is supported for their requirements. At the moment, it is necessary to have a device with Android 8.0 or higher, a 64 bit architecture, and at least 4GB of RAM.

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1- Get Fortnite APK from the Epic Store for Android

Start your journey by downloading the Fortnite APK from the Fortnite mobile website on your Android device. To start, you must download and install the Epic store Android program, that will contain the Fortnite mobile APK to install on your phone, after what, if your Android mobile device passes the requirements, will let you play Fortnite on mobile phone.

The first step will be to download the Epic store APK for Android, which will happen by visiting the Epic store Android website.

Once download, open the Epic Games store APK.

As the package is coming from an unknown source and not from the Google Play Store, you will most likely have to allow your device to install from unknown sources by going in the application settings.

Once the browser has been allowed to install apps from unknown sources, the installation of the Epic store for Android will start.

Once the application has been successfully installed on your computer, start it to proceed with Fortnite mobile installation.

2- Install Fortnite from Epic store for Android

After having installed the Epic store for Android, start the application, which should start fast.

From the main screen, you will have the choice between all the Epic games for Android mobile that are available, which are at the moment Fortnite for Android and Battle Breakers for Android.

Select the game you want to install on your mobile phone and proceed with instructions.

If you select to install Fortnite mobile on your Android device, you must pass the minimum system requirements. If that is not the case, the game will be displayed as device not supported, and you won't be able to proceed with game installation on your mobile device.

Check the technical information in case you are not able to install the game on your mobile device. It is necessary to have Android 8.0 or higher, a 64 bit architecture, and 4GB of RAM on your device to be able to play Fortnite on mobile.

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Fortnite mobile compatible devices

At time of writing this article, the list of Fortnite mobile compatible devices is the following:

  • Samsung Galaxy: S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Note 9, Tab S3, Tab S4

  • Google: Pixel / Pixel XL, Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL

  • Asus: ROG Phone, Zenfone 4 Pro, 5Z, V

  • Essential: PH-1

  • Huawei: Honor 10, Honor Play, Mate 10 / Pro, Mate RS, Nova 3, P20 / Pro, V10

  • LG: G5, G6, G7 ThinQ, V20, V30 / V30+

  • Nokia: 8

  • OnePlus: 5 / 5T, 6

  • Razer: Phone / Phone 2

  • Xiaomi: Blackshark, Mi 5 / 5S / 5S Plus, 6 / 6 Plus, Mi 8 / 8 Explorer, Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Note 2

  • ZTE: Axon 7 / 7s, Axon M, Nubia / Z17 / Z17s, Nubia Z11

  • HTC: 10, U Ultra, U11/ U11+, U12+

  • Lenovo: Moto Z/Z Droid, Moto Z2 Force

  • Sony: Xperia XZ/Premium, Xzs, XZ1/Compact, XZ2/Premium/Compact, XZ3

Even if your phone is not listed, it might be able to play Fortnite if it follows the following requirements: Android 8.0 or higher, 64 bit architecture, and at least 4GB of RAM available.

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