How to uninstall Fortnite on PC, PS4, Switch, PC and Xbox forever

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Since you no longer have intend to play it again, it's just taking up valuable space that you could use for other things and you decide to uninstall it, but you don't know how to do it. Don't worry, in this article we will show you various methods to do it.

In case you are going to do this because you have a lot of lag, you can learn how to reduce or eliminate the lag in Fortnite for PC, PS4, Android, iOS Switch and Xbox


How to uninstall Fortnite on your computer?

If you have the Windows operating system

This procedure is done through the Epic Games Launcher. The first thing you should do is act through the Epic Games Launcher, after which you have to start the program by locating its icon on the desktop and double clicking.


A window will appear on the screen where you need to click on gear symbol. A menu should appear where you need to select the uninstall option and then confirm this action with the uninstall button.

Now, to uninstall Fortnite you have to click on the gear symbol and then click on Options. In the menu that will appear below you have to locate the item Fortnite installation options, where you can decide whether to uninstall the additional Fortnite client save the world by removing the check mark in its entry when you click on apply.

You just have to confirm the action by clicking Yes in the prompt Do you really want to remove the following components from your system? This way you can uninstall it and save space in your PC memory. The procedure is exactly the same if you have a MacOS.


If you will do this via Windows 10 settings

Doing it this way is also quite simple, you just have to log into the panel in question and navigate until you find the list of installed applications.


Now you need to click on the Launcher option from Epic Games and then hit the uninstall option. Now you just have to confirm this action by clicking uninstall.

If you have a version of Windows earlier than Windows 10, you can uninstall the Fortnite video game via the Programs and Features panel. You can locate it by typing in the search box in the Start Control Panel and when you see the list of results you just have to click where its name is.

In the window that will appear below, you have to go to the menu and press the option Uninstall a program. Now locate the icon of Epic Games Launcher and right click on it. Awards uninstalls in the menu that will appear and then confirm this action by clicking Yes.

How to uninstall Fortnite on a video game console?

If you have decided to install your Fortnite video game on one of your consoles and now you don't know how to uninstall it because in the end it wasn't the game you expected, don't worry, we will show you how to do it below if you have a PlayStation 4 and an Xbox One. if that's not what you want you can try disconnecting from Fortnite on Nintendo Switch


PlayStation 4

When you install a game on this console, it is added to the main screen, so to uninstall Fortnite you have to act from it. When you have located the Fortnite symbol on your console, you have to press the options button on your controller to show you the side menu and now look at the bottom of the menu until you see the Delete option.


To uninstall it, you have to press the X button on the controller and confirm this action by pressing accept and then pressing the X button again.


Xbox One

You can locate the game on the main screen and to uninstall it you have to move with the directional arrows and hold down the ☰ button on the controller until the menu is displayed.

In the option Manage games and add-ons you have to press the button A to direct you to the menu you need. In the installed card you have to look for the Fortnite icon and choose the Uninstall all option with the A button of your controller.


It remains only to confirm this action by pressing the A button in the editorial office uninstalls all in the on-screen dialogue menu. In case you have had a bad experience with the game because you weren't very good, you can learn the best tricks to improve in Fortnite with a controller or keyboard and mouse.


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