Do you often see the QR codes of Fortnite? If so, you may wonder what things that the QR codes will give for you. Usually, it will give you the link to download Fortnite on your mobile. But, let’s find the fact here.
What is QR code? It is a graphic which consists of black squares and dots. According to Wikipedia, it is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode. In 1994, QR code was first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. This code is made to create an image which can be scanned by any Smartphone with a QR code reader application. Then, it will be translated into something more meaningful. Generally, QR codes have data for identifier, locator, or tracker which points to a site or application.
So, where can we find Fortnite QR codes? When you want to activate Two Factor Authentication (2FA) on your Fortnite account, there will be a moment where you have to scan QR code. If you want to activate this feature for protecting your Fortnite account, you can download additional apps. There are some recommended apps for helping you to activate the 2FA feature and one of them is the Authy app. If you use this app, it will permit you to have a single mobile app for all your 2FA accounts and you are able to sync them across multiple devices.
If you want to activate 2FA, you must sign in to your Epic Games account. After that, select Password & Security from the navigation on the left hand side of the screen. Then, you are able to scroll down until you see the section for Authentication App and click the blue Enable Authenticator App button. You will get an email and you must confirm it. If you have confirmed it, you can click on I Have Verified My Email button. You will go to enable your authenticator app and you can do this by manually inserting a code or capturing a QR code. So, here QR code is used.
If you want to capture the QR code, you have to launch Authy on your device and then click on the plus icon to add an account. After that, click on Scan QR code and when you open your camera, hold your device up to the computer to scan the QR code of Epic Games and if it has been captured, Authy will bring you to name the account. After it, the Authy app on your phone will generate a one-time 2FA code.
Besides, Fortnite QR code can also be used when you want to download the Fortnite Android open beta. You are able to download it by scanning the QR code. Also, if you buy Fortnite Funko Pop, in the package you will see a QR code and you are able to scan it to see what it is. And when you scan the QR code of the Funko Pop package, you may expect that it will give you free skin or V-bucks or other Fortnite items that you can redeem. But unfortunately, the answer is no. If you scan it, the thing that you get is an information confirming that the Fortnite product you bought is authentic.