Best Fortnite Keyboard/Mouse Settings, Sensitivity, and Keybinds for PC

Find out the best keybinds and mouse settings for Fortnite on PC!

by Shaun Cichacki


In the ever-popular Fortnite game, you’ll be able to get your hands on some of the craziest crossovers in history by working your way up the Battle Pass, scoring victories, and more. However, if you keep finding yourself getting eliminated quickly, it may be time to change some things around.

Thankfully, we are here to help. You’ll be able to change the sensitivity, keybinds and more on your PC to make sure that you’re kicking butt and taking names, and different tiers of the Battle Pass at the same time. So follow along with us as we discuss and dive into the best settings for Keyboard and Mouse players for Fortnite!

Fortnite – Best Keyboard/Mouse Settings


If you’re looking to feel more like a pro at Fortnite, you’ll want to follow along with these Keyboard and Mouse settings to help you elevate your game to a new level. You’ll want to change these settings on your game, to make things go your way:

Mouse Sensitivity

  • X-Axis Sensitivity – 3.5%
  • Y-Axis Sensitivity – 3.5%
  • Targetting Sensitivity – 33.5%
  • Scope Sensitivity – 33.5%
  • Ignore Gamepad Input – Off
  • Lock Input Method As Mouse – Off

Mouse Flight

  • Mouse Sensitivity Multiplier For Aircraft – 81%
  • Invert Aircraft Mouse Controls – On

Keybind Movement Settings

  • Move Forward – W
  • Move Left – A
  • Move Backward – S
  • Move Right – D
  • Jump – Space Bar
  • Sprint – Left Shift
  • Crouch (Tap)/Slide (Hold) – Left Control


  • Fire – Left Mouse Button
  • Target – Right Mouse Button
  • Reload – R
  • Use – E
  • Harvesting Tool – T
  • Weapon Slot 1 – Middle Mouse Button
  • Weapon Slot 2 – Mouse Wheel Down
  • Weapon Slot 3 – Caps Lock
  • Weapon Slot 4 – X
  • Weapon Slot 5 – Z


  • Crouch While Building (Tap)/Slide (Hold) – Left Control
  • Wall – Q
  • Floor – Thumb Mouse Button 1
  • Stairs – Thumb Mouse Button 2
  • Roof – Left Shift
  • Trap – V
  • Place Building – Left Mouse Button
  • Repair/Upgrade – H
  • Rotate Building – Right Mouse Button
  • Change Buildling Material – 2
  • Building Edit – F/Mouse Wheel Up
  • Crouch While Editing (Tap)/Slide (Hold) – F12
  • Select Building Edit – Left Mouse Button
  • Reset Building Edit – Mouse Wheel Up


  • Ping / Place Marker – G

Thanks to Vermax on YouTube for these tips, following along with their building skills and keybinds will allow players to start getting victories quickly, as well as how to build new buildings quickly. You’ll be able to memorize these simple commands to start building towers faster than ever before, getting out of the way of danger, and getting the Victory Royale faster than ever before.

Fortnite is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile devices.


- This article was updated on June 27th, 2022

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