As if you have not heard this countless times before, security is important. And even when playing a video game like Fortnite, two-factor authentication can be useful.
Credit: Epic Games Realizes that Epic Games, the developer behind the wildly popular Fortnite, has announced an effort to increase the use of two-factor authentication to secure your Fortnite account. And if you follow and sign up for two-factor authentication for your account, you'll get a free Boogiedown Emote for use in the game.
Tofactor Authentication is one of our best defenses against possible hacking. Technology uses two factors ̵
Adding two fa Ctor authentication to your Fortnite account is a pretty good idea. Fortnite is a popular franchise, and hackers are always looking for platforms with boatloads of users at risk. Fortnite can be one of them.
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So, if you're ready to start two-factor authentication on your Fortnite account, it's a quick guide on how to set it up:  1. Log in to your account at EpicGames.com and go to Account Settings .
2. There, click Password and Security .
3. At the bottom of that page you will see an option called " Two Factor Authentication ." Click to enable either an authentication program or the email authentication option. Several companies offer authentication programs, including Google, LastPass, and Microsoft. If you prefer to go that route, go for it.
And that's it. Once you've turned on the feature, you must have both components ready to log in to your account.