Can’t fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error? Here’s How to Do It

Samia Awal Moon
By Samia Awal Moon
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How to fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error

Here is how to fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error.

Fortnite, developed by Epic Games, has been widely popular worldwide since 2017. Recently, Epic Games collaborated with LEGO and brought a combined fun mode, the LEGO Fortnite. This collaboration brought back many old players and new players into the game.

However, since the player base has relatively increased in the last few weeks, players have been facing the “Unable to log in to your Epic Games account” error. From the beginning of the release of Fortnite, some players have faced this issue from time to time. It doesn’t let you enter the game and seems unfixable at a point.

Even though this error doesn’t let you play the game, you can still try some ways to get around. In this guide, we will show some tips to help you resolve this “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error in Fortnite.

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How to fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error

How to fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error (1)
Credit: Epic Games

Verify your game files

If you encounter any issues with the game, you can verify your Fortnite game files. Some corrupted or missing files might prevent you from logging into the game. Verifying game files can redownload those files and solve the issue. To verify game files, follow these steps:

  • Launch the Epic Games launcher.
  • Go to the library and select Fortnite.
  • Select Manage and then click the Verify option.
  • Wait for the process to finish.

Restart your Internet connection

You tried restarting the game, which didn’t solve the error. There can be a situation where your internet connection may create login issues. You can restart your router or replug your ethernet cable to see if it solves anything. You can also try a new connection ISP or IP address to check whether the game starts.

Check the server status

You may try many things but still can’t log into the game. There might be server issues on the game. You can check FortniteStatus regarding any server issues.

Change your DNS server

You can try changing your DNS server to see if it works.

  • Go to the network settings on your device.
  • Manually enter these DNS codes: Primary: 8.8.8.8, Secondary: 8.8.4.4.

Reinstall Fortnite

The last thing you can try to do is a fresh installation of the game. Uninstall the game and any remaining old files, then install the game from the Epic Games launcher. Sometimes, doing this will resolve the error.

How to fix Fortnite “Unable to login to your Epic Games account” error (2)
Credit: Epic Games

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Samia Awal Moon is a Guide writer at GameRiv.