How to Cheat

Cheating is a big part of the game. Not only is it easy to access, but it’s even something we kinda, sorta, actually encourage. Strap in as we show you not only how to cheat in The Sims 4, but tell you a few of our favorites The Sims 4 cheat codes.

How do you enter cheats in The Sims 4?

How do you cheat for more Simoleons?

How do you make all homes in the world view free?

How do you get locked Career Items in Build catalog to purchase?

How do you unlock cheats that update your object's state?

How do you teleport your Sims without them being a Vampire?

How do you manipulate a Sims Needs?

How do you leave a Sim in a static state?

How do you set your household with a specific amount of Simoleons?

How can you move objects anywhere you want?

How can you see objects that are hidden in the build / buy catalog?

 


 

How to do you enter cheats in The Sims 4?

To enter Cheat Codes in The Sims 4, you must first open the Cheat Console by pressing “Ctrl + Shift + C” on your PC or “Command + Shift + C” on your Mac, while in game. This will bring up the cheat dialogue box where you can enter cheats. Don't forget to press “Enter” after typing in a cheat.”

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How do you cheat for more Simoleons?

For The Sims 4 money cheats:

  • Typing “rosebud” or “kaching” would earn you 1,000 simoleons
  • Typing “motherlode” will get you 50,000 simoleons

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How do you make all homes in the world view free?

Choosing your Sims home can be a challenge when first starting out in the world. So why not open up more real estate possibilities? Activate the cheat console and type in “FreeRealEstate On” to move into any residential lot no matter the cost. To disable this simply activate the cheat console and type in “FreeRealEstate off”.

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How do you get locked Career Items in Build catalog to purchase?

For this The Sims 4 building cheat, go into build mode and open the cheat dialogue box and type “bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement”.

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How do you unlock cheats that update your object’s state?

When trying to tell a specific story you may want objects to be in a certain state, like making kitchen counters Dirty or Clean. To do this activate the cheat console, type in “testingcheats true”, and while holding the “Shift” key click on an object and chose “Make Dirty” if clean or “Make Clean” if dirty.

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How do you teleport your Sims without them being a Vampire?

Using “testingcheats true” click anywhere on the ground while holding shift in the area where you want your Sim to teleport and select “Teleport Me Here”.

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How do you manipulate a Sims Needs?

If your Sim is unhappy and you want to manually adjust their needs so they are happy again you will need to activate the cheat console, type in “testingcheats true”, shift and click on the Sim you’d like to change the needs for, and select “Make Happy”.

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How do you leave a Sim in a static state?

If your Sims are in a certain state where their needs are either all green, or maybe all red, and you want them to stay that way for an extended time you will need to activate the cheat console, type in “testingcheats true”, hold down shift and click on the Sim you are wanting to edit, select “cheat need”, and select “disable need decay”. To re-enable simply follow the instructions and select “enable need decay” instead.

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How do you set your household with a specific amount of Simoleons?

To put an exact amount of Simoleons in a household’s funds you will need to activate the cheat console., type in “testingcheats true”, type in “Money X” with the “x” being the amount you’d want in the account.

For example: typing in “Money 145897” will make the household funds 145,897 exactly.

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How can you move objects anywhere you want?

In build mode you may want to place objects (like furniture or windows) in places that the grid won’t allow. To do this activate the cheat console, type in “bb.moveobjects on”, and select the object you’d like to place and you’ll find that you can put it anywhere inside your lot.

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How can you see objects that are hidden in the build / buy catalog?

Sometimes there are objects that are hidden in the build / buy catalog, example: special in-game events that have ended, that you might want to access. To do this activate the cheat console, type in “bb.showhiddenobjects” and you’ll find the objects are now available to use.

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