How to play Fortnite on an iPhone
Fortnite is one of the most popular games available, with millions of people tuning in to play every day. You can play Fortnite on countless platforms, although it is no longer playable on Apple’s iPhone.
Fortunately, it’s still possible to play Fortnite on iPhone thanks to Xbox Cloud Gaming. This can be done without having to download or even pay for the game, as long as you have a strong internet connection.
If you’re interested in how to play Fortnite on iPhone, make sure you keep reading.
What we used
- We used an iPhone 13 Pro running Safari and with a Microsoft account
The short version
- Click on the Safari app
- Click on the search field
- Type xbox.com/play and press Enter
- Click on Fortnite
- Tap Get ready to play
- Click the Share button
- Tap Add on the home screen
- Press Add
- Enter the Cloud Gaming app
- Tap Sign in
- Sign in to your Microsoft account
- Tap Play
Click on the Safari app
Open your iPhone and open the Safari or Google app to get started. The choice of app does not matter provided you have access to the internet.
Click on the search field
Click on the search field in your preferred app.
Type xbox.com/play and press Enter
Type the words ‘xbox.com/play’ and press Enter to get to the Xbox website.
Click on Fortnite
Once on the website, find Fortnite and click on it.
Tap Get ready to play
Tap the green button that says Get ready to play to continue the process.
Click the Share button
Press the Share button. It looks like an arrow coming out of a square, and it sits in the middle of the bottom navigation menu in Safari. This may look different in the Chrome app.
Tap Add on the home screen
Once you have clicked the Share button, a new menu will appear. Look for the button that says Add on the home screen and click it.
Press the Add button, it is located at the top right.
Enter the Cloud Gaming app
Now exit the Safari app and find the Cloud Gaming app on your home screen. Once you find it, click on it.
Tap Sign in
Press the Sign In button to continue.
Sign in to your Microsoft account
Sign in to your Microsoft account. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you’ll need to create one. It’s free to do.
Once signed in, click the Play button under Fortnite to start uploading the game.
Yes, you can connect an Xbox controller to your iPhone via Bluetooth and then play the game with it for a more streamlined experience.
No, although you do need a free Microsoft account to play.