How to Get Fortnite on iPhone & iPad?

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The clash between Epic Games and Apple sparked an unforgettable battle, leaving the gaming community in awe. Though Fortnite was removed from the App Store, passionate gamers still yearn to play it on their iPhones. The good news is that there are official methods available, ensuring hassle-free access to Fortnite.

In this guide, we’ll explore the steps to unlock the adventure and get back into action!

How to get Fortnite on iPhone (Xbox Cloud Gaming method)

Cloud gaming has revolutionized the gaming landscape, providing the ability to play Fortnite on your iPhone without installation, freeing up precious internal storage. Here’s how you can embark on this gaming journey:

  • Launch a browser on your iPhone.
  • Go to and tap the profile icon situated at the top-right corner.
  • Sign in with your existing Xbox account or you can also create a new one.
  • Locate Fortnite on the home screen; alternatively, use the search function.
  • Tap the Play button to initiate the game.
  • If prompted, select “Continue Anyway” to proceed.
  • Be patient as the game loads.
  • For an immersive experience, consider tilting your iPhone to optimize viewing angles.
  • Opt to log in with your Fortnite account or skip the login process, keeping in mind that skipping login will prevent future account access.

How to get Fortnite on iPhone or iPad (GeForce Now method)

In addition to Xbox Cloud Gaming, Nvidia GeForce Now offers a remarkable solution to play Fortnite on your iPhone and iPad. Follow these steps to enter the thrilling world of Fortnite:

  • Launch the Safari browser, as this feature is currently exclusive to Safari.
  • Visit the official GeForce Now page.
  • Follow the instructions to set up the GeForce Now web app on your Home Screen. Need assistance? Refer to our handy guide on adding a website to your iPhone Home Screen.
  • Launch the GeForce Now web app after completing the setup.
  • Then you must tap on “Agree & Continue” and navigate to “Browse Games.”
  • Sign in with your existing account or create a new ID to proceed.
  • If it’s your first login, ensure that you verify your ID as instructed.
  • Search for Fortnite and tap “Play” to commence the gaming experience.
  • Select a plan based on your preferences. For this guide, we recommend the free plan.
  • Connect your Epic account following the on-screen instructions.
  • Grant necessary permissions by selecting “Allow,” and patiently await the game to load.

How to get Fortnite on iPhone (App Store method)

While cloud gaming offers convenience, it relies on a robust and high-speed internet connection. Subscriptions may also be required for some services. However, if you previously installed Fortnite using your Apple ID, accessing the game via the App Store can simplify things. Here’s how:

  • Launch the App Store on your iPhone.
  • After that, you need to tap your profile photo located at the top-right corner.
  • Choose “Purchased” from the menu.
  • Search for Fortnite within your purchased apps.
  • Tap the download icon beside Fortnite to initiate the reinstallation process.

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