How do I change Parental Controls on Fortnite?

Answered by Robert Dupre

To change the Parental Controls settings on Fortnite, you have two options: signing into the Epic Account Portal or going into the Fortnite Parental Controls menu. I will walk you through each method.

Option 1: Signing into the Epic Account Portal
1. Open a web browser and go to the Epic Account Portal (
2. Sign in using the email address and password associated with your Epic Games account.
3. Once signed in, click on your profile name in the top-right corner of the page and select “Account” from the drop-down menu.
4. On the left side of the Account page, click on “Parental Controls.”
5. You may be prompted to enter your six-digit PIN for verification purposes. If so, enter it and click “Submit.”
6. You should now see a list of Parental Controls settings. Toggle the switches to turn each setting on or off according to your preferences.
7. Once you have made your desired changes, click “Save” to update the Parental Controls settings.

Option 2: Changing Parental Controls in Fortnite
1. Launch Fortnite on your gaming device.
2. From the main menu, click on the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner to open the menu.
3. Scroll down and select “Parental Controls” from the menu options.
4. You will be prompted to enter your six-digit PIN. Input the PIN and click “Confirm.”
5. Now, you will see the Parental Controls menu. Here, you can toggle the switches for each setting to enable or disable them as per your preference.
6. Once you have made the desired changes, click “Apply” or “Save” to update the Parental Controls settings.

It’s worth noting that the specific Parental Controls settings may vary slightly depending on the platform you are using, such as PC, console, or mobile. However, the overall process remains similar.

Here are some of the common Parental Controls settings you may encounter:

1. Time Limits: Set limits on how long your child can play Fortnite per day or per week.
2. Age Restrictions: Restrict access to certain features or game modes based on age ratings.
3. Communication: Control who your child can communicate with while playing Fortnite, such as friends only or no communication at all.
4. Purchases: Set restrictions on in-game purchases to prevent unauthorized spending.
5. Social Features: Manage access to social features like friend requests, party invites, or voice chat.
6. Privacy Settings: Adjust privacy settings to control the visibility of your child’s personal information.

By customizing these Parental Controls settings, you can ensure a safer and more suitable gaming experience for your child.

Remember, it’s essential to have open communication with your child about the reasons behind implementing these controls. It can help them understand the importance of responsible gaming and online safety.

I hope this detailed guide helps you change the Parental Controls settings on Fortnite. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to ask.