There's nothing more frustrating than being in the middle of a game, going on a huge kill streak, or surviving in a game for a longer period of time, only to have your Fortnite application crash with error code '401' for no apparent reason.
Fortnite is a video game that has been released by Epic Games. On July 21, 2017, Sony Pictures announced the release of a new game for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and other devices. It is a co-op sandbox survival game.
It is possible to play Fortnite with four people simultaneously. Fortnite is a game that has many people who like it because it is a very interesting battle system. It is free to play. It also features many kinds of weapons that you can use to fight in battle. You also have the ability to customize your characters and your gear. In this mode, you have to fight against other players until only one of them remains alive.
On this page, you will find more information about the most common causes and most relevant solutions for the Fortnite error '401'. Do you need help straight away? Visit our support page.
We've created a list of solutions which you can follow if you want to solve this Fortnite problem yourself. Do you need more help? Visit our support page if you need professional support with Fortnite right away.
There are various errors that can occur when you try to play Fortnite. One of the most common errors is the Fortnite 401 error code. This error occurs when you try to connect to the server or when you try to access your account information after an update has been installed on your computer or mobile device. So, when you see this error, it may be annoying and frustrating and you may not be able to access the game properly. You may also lose all your progress in the game. Usually, you need to perform a few troubleshooting steps to fix this error.
That would be the most basic troubleshooting step in the road to removing the error. After that, we will close Fortnite and the launcher and try to get back into matchmaking.
Right-click on the taskbar to open Task Manager. In the task manager, look for Epic Games Launcher and Left-Click on it. Right-click on the folder and choose End Task. Similar to this, right-click on Fortnite and click on End Task. Then it is time to play epic games. Launcher and launcher for Fortnite. Next, try connecting to the server again and it should work.
Because it is possible that the server in your matchmaking region is having trouble, it is possible that there will be many unsuccessful matchmaking attempts, so in this step we will be changing the matchmaking region in order to eliminate that problem. To change the settings, in the top right-hand corner of the screen, click on the menu icon and select the settings icon. Now, on the top click on the gear icon to change the region where the matchmaking happens. Apply the settings, and then try to play the game later.
The final thing you can do is call customer service to get this error fixed. You can also contact them by calling their customer service number or by visiting their website. When you tell the customer support department an error code that is showing on your screen, they will usually ask you to send the code to them. They will tell you what to do next and how to approach this problem.