Questions tagged [sims-4]

The fourth game in the Sims series, published by Electronic Arts and developed by Maxis.

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Sync Sims 4 saves across multiple computers?

I play The Sims 4 on both my laptop and my computer, however my progress on either of these is not reflected on the other. Is there any easy way to do this within Windows or is there a way to enable ...
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Sims 4 pop radio, what song?

Right now my sims are listening to the pop radio, and a song came on which I really like. I have tried looking up lists with songs which are on the pop radio, but I can't find this one. Does anyone ...
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When you create a Sim in the Sims 4 CAS, where are the internal values stored for the Sim data?

I'm looking to use the data for a Python project and I'm assuming the data for each Sim is stored somewhere in the game files. Cheers!
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In The Sims 4 i’m trying to detail edit them but the icon isn’t there on the left side of their head

I’ve tried to detail edit every single sim and the icon just isn’t there, is this because they’re already existing and i can only do this on new sims or can i do something to get that icon back?
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Is it possible to design custom tattoos in SIMS 4?

I am aware that we can select a tattoo for our sims from a range of available tattoos in Create A Sim menu, either from a dresser or a mirror. However, as they are limited, I am wondering if there's a ...
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I don't have access to the gallery in The Sims 4

I bought the game 2 years ago and I never had access to the gallery. I read on the internet that some people can't access the gallery and have an error message when they try to enter it, but for me I ...
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Are off-screen NPC needs in The Sims 4 generated in real time or are the changes randomized?

How do Needs variations in The Sims 4 apply to off-screen NPCs (e.g. non-family Sims that the player does not actively control)? Are the changes determined in real time based on the environment the ...
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When Sims wake up, 'zzz' still show above their heads

In The Sims 4 (Xbox One), I keep having this problem. When my Sims wake up, they continue to have 'zzz' over their heads.
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How do I diagnose as a Doctor?

I've recently started a Sim who is going down the doctor career track, and things were going well until I started having to Diagnose patients myself. If you perform all the possible examinations, ...
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Is there any way to revive my Sim?

My sim died by freezing. Making an ambrosia is quite tough. Is there any cheat code to revive my sim?
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Toddlers In The Sims 4

Do you need to have the parenthood expansion pack in order to have toddlers?
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The Sims 4 Deluxe Party upgrade (PS4)

I bought the Deluxe Party Edition upgrade for The Sims 4 on PS4. If I go to the PS store to download it, it shows a download button but when I press it, it refreshes the screen and it doesn't start ...
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Why can't I edit or create my sim?

I have sims 4 downloaded through Origin. I have a Mac. It just ran an update and now I can't create a new sim or edit my existing because the character doesn’t show up. Any suggestions on how to fix ...
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Change AI clothing selection

Is there a way to force all the AI to select clothing from a specific list? For example, I want everyone to dress in business suits, or certain custom clothing. I would want this for all the NPC's in ...
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Can I still create new households after starting the game?

Researching this on the internet was very difficult, and I ended up without the answer I’m looking for. I am trying to find out whether it is possible to create a new household once I have started ...
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What Does CAS Mean On Sims 4?

I'm so confused, everybody is saying it on youtube and the internet, I have no idea what it means! Can anybody help?
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Can someone help me install tsr workshop for sims 4

When I open it up and press "create new project" it asks me something about running a path and that I can't do it and I don't know what to do about it please help?
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How do I use a custom resolution in The Sims 4?

I need the game on 1280x720 in window mode so i can stream with OBS.
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Double pay from game tournaments

So I have been playing The Sims 4 for a few days now. Went with the gaming career, and making quite a lot of money with game tournaments and streaming. Normally, you get 4.995 from the Hillock 2 game ...
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How a Genius Sim can make money at home while having Fun?

I'm a bit new to The Sims 4, and was wondering how my current Genius Sim, who has a job as a doctor, can most efficiently make some extra money at home and simultaneously have fun (raise the Fun meter)...
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Do I need to purchase another Sims games to play The Sims 4: Get to work?

Do I need to purchase all the Sims games to play The Sims 4: Get to Work (expansion pack)? I already tried to install the the game to my computer and it is saying that I need another game but I don't ...
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Can I play Sims 4 on my Mac using a PS3 controller?

Downloaded Sims 4 off Origin to play on my MacBook Air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought "I will have to get a mouse!" After Googling it I got ...
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Can you get dogs or cats without the Pets expansion?

Can you get dogs and cats without the Sims 4 Pets installed?
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If I populate lots with various households, will the sims find careers and work on their own?

For the households that aren't being played, how much autonomy do the sims that live in lots have? Will they find careers on their own? If I place them into a career, will they progress based on the ...
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Does eating certain foods make me bigger?

I noticed that over time, my sim has gotten really, really fat. So, I got him on a treadmill and eventually slimmed him down (previously, I had no fitness level at all). But it led me to wonder if my ...
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What are the penalties for being late for work?

I'm trying to burn through career promotions for aspirations quicky. Part of this is getting the sim in a proper mood before leaving for work. I queue up finishing of the daily task and studying some ...
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How to fix "ask on a date" phone bug?

My previous Sim went on a date with no problems. I didn't update the game since then. My current Sim is unable to arrange dates by any means! When I use the phone button he puts the cellphone but the ...
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How do I stop aging on played sims?

So I'm writing a Sims 4 based story-slash-playthrough, but I would need to stop aging on a household that I have played. I know you can control aging on unplayed households, but I'm wondering if you ...
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Custom pictures and music in The Sims 3 & The Sims 4

Is it possible to put a custom pictures in the Sims 3 and Sims 4 ? Also in Sims 3 you can put custom music in the game, can the same be done in Sims 4 ?
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Sims 4 thumbnail error

I've been having some issues with the Sims 4. My thumbnails are constantly glitching up, and it's quite a nuisance. This has happened in the previous games, too -- so I'm not sure if it's my computer, ...
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Will my game work if its from Austraila to SA?

Hello My aunty lives in Austraila and she wants to buy me the Sims 4. Now I live in south Africa and she is not sure if it will work! Thank you!
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What does a skill next to a conversation action mean?

Some of the conversations and actions you can take with other persons have skill icons on them. For example cooking, charisma, etc. What does that mean? Will I practice my skill if I choose it? Is it ...
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What are the advantages of napping?

Napping doesn't replenish energy as well as sleeping in a bed. --The Sims Wiki Why would I ever want my Sims to nap instead of sleep? Was this added for realism or does it have any actual use?
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Re-Enter CAS Mode to Edit Sim Later

Anyone know if there is a way to re-enter Create a Sim mode to re-sculpt a sim? I know you can edit topical things like hairstyle, but I mean to go back and fully re-vamp a sim. I'm not happy with how ...
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Why can't I place downloaded rooms on to the lot?

I downloaded some rooms from the Community. When I go to place them in the lot, they just don't show up. There's no indication as to why this is happening. I have sufficient funds and there's no error ...
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How do I force my Sim to go to work?

My sim is going to be late for work in just a few minutes. No automatic action to go to work popped up while he was eating and chatting with his daughter. Is there any way to force him to go?
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Sims 4 Pixellated Graphics problem

I just purchased the Sims 4 - digital download. When the came opens the graphics are completely off - reminds of a DOS game and I can barely make out the screen. I am on a laptop and my system meets ...
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Auto-resolve dilemma dialog

A streamer let their sims 4 game run while they took a nap, and we, viewers, watched while this household slowly spiralled into chaos with various things around the house breaking. There was however ...
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Sims 4 Graphics glitch?

So I bought Sims 4 and even with the Create A Sim demo it did this across all my computers, I don't know what is wrong. Any help? I have an quad core Intel processor up to 3.5 GHz, 16 GB RAM and a 8GB ...
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How to Rotate Objects in The Sims 4

I just bought The Sims 4 and so far it's great but I don't know how to rotate objects. How do you rotate items?