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How to download Fortnite on Samsung

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How to download Fortnite on Samsung: You’ve heard a lot about Fortnite , Epic Games’ popular Battle Royale title, and you’ve finally decided to try it on your Samsung device . However, you have heard that the game is not compatible with all the models produced by the Korean house and that to install it on tablets and smartphones it is not always possible to act through the Play Store, so now you would like to know how to do it. This is how it is, isn’t it? Well, then I’d say you’ve come to the right place!

In today’s tutorial, in fact, I will explain in detail how to download Fortnite on Samsung . In case you were wondering, I will show you how to do this whether your device is a tablet / smartphone or in the case of a computer. The South Korean company produces various types of technological products and therefore I want to give you the opportunity to play Epic Games’ Battle Royale on the platform you prefer. In addition, there will also be a way to talk about the possibility of redeeming some exclusive skins dedicated to Samsung users.

What do you say then? Are you ready to download Fortnite to your device and start playing what is one of the most famous video games ever? I’d say yes, since you’ve come this far and are reading this guide with interest. I understand you, on the other hand, Epic Games’ Battle Royale is a lot of fun. Come on then, all you have to do is take a few minutes of free time and follow the quick instructions below. Having said that, there is nothing else for me to do, except to wish you happy reading and have fun!

How to download Fortnite on Samsung tablet

Fortnite is widely played on the move and many prefer to install it on devices with a large screen, in order to have a more detailed view of the game map. Let’s start with tablets: if you also have a device of this type and you want to find out how to download Fortnite on Samsung , below you will find all the appropriate indications.

Minimum requirements

Fortnite tablet

Fortnite for Android is only available for a limited number of tablets and smartphones. In general, to be compatible, a device must meet the following minimum requirements .

  • Operating system : Android 8 Oreo or later;
  • RAM : 3GB;
  • GPU : Adreno 530 or higher, Mali G71-M20 or higher;
  • Free space : at least 3GB.

We are talking about a configuration that is not too expensive in terms of resources. In fact, usually a mid-range device easily exceeds these characteristics. However, some tablets and smartphones may not be compatible anyway . To see if your device can install Fortnite, simply follow the instructions that I will give you in the next chapters.

In any case, as far as Samsung tablets are concerned , among the compatible devices we find Galaxy Tab S3 , Galaxy Tab S4 and Galaxy Tab S6 . However, I advise you to continue following the guide even if you have other models , since you may still be able to install Fortnite.

How to download Fortnite on Android Samsung

How to download Fortnite on Samsung tablet

The first solution that I advise you to evaluate to download Fortnite to your device is to open the classic Play Store (the icon of the symbol ▶ ︎ colored which you can then find on the home screen or in the app drawer) and look for Fortnite in the store: if you find it, first presses its icon and then the Install button , to download and install it. If you don’t find Fortnite in the Play Store, you can try to visit this direct link from your device or to install the game through the alternative solutions shown below.

Samsung, in fact, has entered into an agreement with Epic Games to allow its users to install Fortnite through a launcher downloadable directly from the Galaxy Store , or the digital store pre-installed on the devices of the South Korean company.

All you have to do, therefore, is to open the Galaxy Store , search for ” epic games ” within the latter and press on the icon of the app (the Epic Games logo). After that, presses on the item INSTALL and wait for the download to complete. Once this is done, press on the OPEN item , choose Fortnite from the available games, press on INSTALL , give the app all the necessary permissions and wait for the game to be downloaded. At the end of the download, press first on the item INSTALL and then on that START .

At this point, presses the button Yes, FIND MY ACCOUNT and log in by entering the ‘ e-mail address and password account Epic Games. If you don’t have the latter, you can create it by going to the official Epic Games website and pressing first on the Log in item at the top right and then on the Register one . You will be asked to complete a form and complete the registration. For all the details of the case, I advise you to consult my guide on how to create an Epic Games account .

You may also be asked to accept the end user license agreement . Then press on INSTALL and wait for the game to download the necessary files (it is a few GB, so you will have to be a little patient). Keep the application open , otherwise the download may not be successful.

How to download Fortnite on Android Samsung

Once the application has finished downloading the necessary files, just press the PLAY button and you can have fun with Epic Games’ Battle Royale.

You must know that in some Android devices it is necessary to download the Epic Games application via APK file . The procedure is the same as I described above, but you may be asked to enable the installation of apps from unknown sources . To proceed, you need to connect to the official Fortnite website from your device and press the Get it button from the Epic Games App . At this point, simply follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

The procedure may be different depending on the model of the device in your possession, but usually you just need to press first on the item Download and then on the OK one . Then, once the download, activate by going unknown sources in the menu  settings , looking Unknown sources  in the latter and activating the appropriate lever.

Now you just have to open the EpicGamesApp.apk file obtained, and press first on INSTALL and then on OPEN . In doing so, the Epic Games application will be installed and you can follow the procedure I illustrated above, to install Fortnite on your device.

How to receive exclusive skins

How to receive exclusive Fortnite skins

In some promotional periods, Epic Games decides to give exclusive skins to those who access Fortnite via a Galaxy series device .

Well, in these cases, in addition to meeting the deadlines and keeping in mind that the skin can be redeemed only once , it is usually necessary to have configured a Samsung account with associated credit card , to verify your identity (clearly it will not be asked to pay anything). The circuits accepted by the Galaxy Store are Visa , MasterCard , American Express , Discover Card and Diners Club International .

To create a profile of this type, you must connect to the official Samsung website and press on the Create account item . Then, tick the box I have read and accept the above and press the ACCEPT button .

Next, fill the fields e-mail address , password , confirm password , name , surname , date of birth and captcha (ticking the box, I’m not a robot , and follow the instructions on your screen) and presses on the item FORWARD . Once this is done, you will receive a confirmation email and you will have to click on the link contained in it, to verify your account.

Create Samsung account

Now, open the Galaxy Store on your device and press on the three dots icon located at the top right. Then select the item Log , enter the ‘ e-mail address and password of your account, presses the button Log in , check the box I have read and agree to the foregoing and you tap on the item Next .

After that, select the Profile item and press on the credit card icon on the right. At this point, press on Add credit card , then on REGISTER CREDIT CARD , type the card number , the expiry date and the CVC2 code (the number of three or four digits often shown behind the card) and tap on the REGISTER item , to complete the procedure. Perfect, now you have associated your card with the Samsung account.

At this point, you just have to start Fortnite , access the Battle Royale mode lobby , press on the V-Buck icon (the last one from left to right, where there are limited time offers) and tap on the skin exclusive (“sold” for zero euros). If the item does not appear, try playing some games or restarting Fortnite.

Now, you have to press the BUY button and, if everything is successful, a confirmation message will appear on the screen . So press on OK first and then on Get all and close . To use the exclusive skin you have just obtained, press on the coat hanger icon located at the top (the fifth from left to right) and select the icon of the current skin (the first on the top left).

Fortnite Skin Ikonik Galaxy Glow

Next, scroll through the list of available cosmetic elements, press on the exclusive skin and tap on the SAVE AND EXIT button . Perfect, now you can show off your costume in online games. For more details, I recommend you take a look at my tutorial on how to unlock the Galaxy skin on Fortnite and the official Samsung guidelines .

How to download Fortnite on Samsung phone

How to download Fortnite on Samsung phone

How do you say? Would you like to play Fortnite on your Samsung smartphone ? No problem, I’ll explain how to do it right away.

Well, in this case, among the compatible models we find Galaxy S7 and all subsequent smartphones of the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note 8 range and all subsequent models of the Galaxy Note family. There is also support for devices such as Galaxy A9 , Galaxy A70 , Galaxy A80 and Galaxy A90 , just to name a few.

However, you may be able to install Fortnite on other devices as well . All you have to do is follow the instructions that I have illustrated in the chapter on how to download Fortnite on Samsung tablets (the procedure is the same).

How to download Fortnite to Samsung PC

Although the main devices made by Samsung are smartphones and tablets, notebooks or 2-in-1s from the South Korean company are also available on the market . I refer, for example, Samsung Notebook 7 and Galaxy S TabPro . You may therefore want to install Fortnite on a device with Windows . Below you will find all the relevant information.

Minimum requirements

Fortnite Samsung PC

As for the PC world, to play properly at Fortnite, the following minimum requirements must be respected .

  • Operating system : Windows 7 64-bit;
  • Processor : Core i5 2.4 GHz;
  • Memory : 4 GB;
  • Video card : Intel HD 4000;
  • Free space : 15 GB.

Furthermore, if you want to have the best possible experience, both in terms of fluidity and graphics, it is good to also take a look at the recommended requirements .

  • Operating system : Windows 7 64-bit;
  • Processor : Core i5 2.8 Ghz;
  • Memory : 16 GB;
  • Video card : NVIDIA GT 650, AMD Radeon HD 7870;
  • Free space : 20 GB.

How to download Fortnite to Samsung computers

Install Fortnite

To download Fortnite to your computer , the first thing you need to do is install the Epic Games Launcher, or the program that acts as a “hub” to all the games of the software house and of the third party members.

Then connect to the official website , press the DOWNLOAD button located at the top right and click on the PC / MAC box . At this point, press on the Login item , enter your Username and Password in the appropriate fields and click the LOGIN NOW button . If, on the other hand, you do not have a profile of this type, I invite you to take a look at my guide on how to create an Epic Games account .

Now the download of the installation program will start automatically . Once the latter is finished, open the EpicInstaller- (version) -fortnite.msi file obtained and press first on Run and then on Install . Wait for all the required actions to be completed and start Epic Games Launcher . You may be asked to log in with your account again.

Next, make sure you are on the Fortnite screen (it should open automatically), press the Install button , affix the check mark required to accept the license agreement and press on Accept . Great, now you just have to press on the item Install , choose the folder and the installation path and press on the item Install , to start the download of Fortnite. It is several GB, so it may take some time, depending on the speed of your Internet connection .

For more details on the procedure, I recommend you consult my tutorial on how to download Fortnite . In addition, since you are interested in Epic Games’ Battle Royale, I also invite you to take a look at the page of my site dedicated to Fortnite , where you can find countless tutorials that might be right for you.