How to install Fortnite on iPhone: Your friends talk about nothing but Fortnite, a third-person multiplayer shooter originally available for computers and video game consoles that was later also released on smartphones and tablets. In this regard, from the moment you are in possession of a iPhone, you would like to know how to download it on the latter and finally start playing it, to also participate in the discussions of your friends.
Well, if that’s the way it is and you wonder, then, how to install Fortnite on iPhone, you will be happy to know that you happened on the right tutorial at the right time! In the next few lines, in fact, I will first of all tell you about the minimum requirements and devices compatible with the famous Epic Games title, after which I will guide you step by step in downloading and installing the latter on iPhone. Finally, I will provide you with some useful information so that you can succeed in taking your first steps within the game.
How do you say? Can’t wait to get started? All right, sit nice and comfortable and take your “iPhone” in your hand. Read carefully what I will tell you in the next paragraphs of this guide and, if you do everything as described, I am sure you will easily succeed in the intent you have proposed. At this point, there is nothing left for me to do, except to wish you a good read, a good download and, above all, a good fun!
Minimum requirements and compatible devices
Before I explain how to install Fortnite on iPhone, I need to provide you with some preliminary information regarding i minimum requirements in addition to i compatible devices with this famous title developed by Epic Games.
You must, in fact, know that in order to download Fortnite, iOS, the iPhone operating system, must first be updated to iOS 11 or a higher version. In addition, the iPhone must be included in the list of models supported by the game, which you can find below.
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6S / 6S Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 8/8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone XS / XS Max
- iPhone XR
iPhone not compatible
- iPhone 5S
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
The list of compatible devices with Fortnite it may undergo changes following the introduction of new iPhone models; in this regard, for more information, I invite you to consult the Web page relating to Official FAQs of the game.
Install Fortnite on iPhone
If you’ve already checked and compared i compatible devices and system requirements with the iPhone in your possession, you can take action and install Fortnite.
The first step you need to do is to start theApp Store iOS and search for Fortnite inside it. Having said that, take your “melafonino” in hand and start pressing on thelight blue icon with in the center a stylized “A” in white which you can find on the iOS home screen, to start the Apple default store.
After that, press onmagnifying glass icon located in the menu below and, in the text field that is shown to you, type the term Fortnite. After that, hit the button Search for on your device keyboard, to confirm the operation.
Now, identify, among the search results that are shown to you, the famous Epic Games video game and press on its icon, so you can see the game card inside theApp Store. If in doubt, remember that it must be indicated Epic Games as a developer.
Once you find the preview tab of Fortnite, to download the game on iPhone, first press the button Get, then, to start the installation, use the Face ID, Rest your finger on the Touch ID or type in password of your iCloud account.
At the end of the download and automatic installation, to start Fortnite, presses the button You open that will be shown to you in theApp Store of iOS, instead of the button Get. Alternatively, to start the game faster, press on its icon, which in the meantime will have been added to the home screen of your iPhone.
Playing Fortnite on iPhone
Once downloaded and installed Fortnite on iPhone, in order to play it, you must first have an account Epic Games, as it is necessary to access the game and synchronize your progress on the cloud.
Registration is free and can be done from a computer via the Epic Games official website to which you can connect via any browser for surfing the Internet. In addition, you can also do this from mobile, using, for example, the browser Safari on iPhone. In this regard, if you need a hand to register, refer to my tutorial dedicated to the topic.
If, however, you already have an account Epic Games, for play Fortnite on iPhone, there is nothing left to do but start the game, so as to start the automatic download of the latest patch available and, at the end, log in to your profile.
Once this is done, you will have access to the screen Lobby, which is what allows you to start a new game in single player or in duothat is, with a friend.
In this regard, if this is the first time you play a Fortnite on iPhone, and you would like to know how to take your first steps in this famous video game, I suggest you read my guide on how to play Fortnite on iPhone, in which I have given you more explanations.