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You may receive the “You do not have permission to play Fortnite” issue if your Epic Games account is linked to other accounts. A mismatch between accounts appears to be the source of the problem.


1 Log into the game and select Connected Accounts from the drop-down menu.
2 To link your Epic Games account, look over all of your options. Turn them off.
  • Signed in by selecting the Xbox option.
  • You can click Forgot your password? if you can’t remember which email you used for Epic Games. It will send it to every old email address you have.
4 When you find the email, sign in and unlink from the Epic account you’ve forgotten about.
5 Connect to the Epic Games account you wish it to be associated with.
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Update Game

If you haven’t updated the game in a long time and are experiencing this problem, you should update your game patches. Because it’s most likely a server issue, and there’s also a problem preventing users from logging in, the Fortnite developer team will fix the problem with the current update.

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Update Driver

It is critical to maintaining your drivers up to date if you want to improve your gaming experience. Windows 10 does not always provide the most recent version. However, if your drivers are old or incorrect, you may experience problems such as the game not launching or a black screen.

Option 1 To update your drivers on this method, you’ll need some computer skills and patience, as you’ll need to search for the exact proper driver online, download it, and install it step by step.
Option 2 This is the most convenient and time-saving option. It’s all done with a few mouse clicks – even if you’re a computer rookie, it’s simple.
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