Tips

Getting Started

Adding, Editing & Deleting Sims

There are three ways in which you can add a new Sim to your town. To move an Adult Sim into town you can either build a new home, or move them into a vacant home.

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The Types of Sims

Your Sims can come in six different age groups: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-Teens, Teens, Adults, and Seniors. Each age group consists of its own unique activities, hobbies, and Create-A-Sim items.

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Level 10 and beyond

In order to make this possible and have The Sims FreePlay become quicker to install, you will be required to download some additional content to your device whilst in-game

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Quests & Goals

Quests Guide

There are a number of quests available in The Sims FreePlay that unlock new content and features. You will need to have completed all of these quests in the order received to unlock the quests that follow.

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Life Dreams, Orbs & Personalities

Personalities and Life Dreams are unlocked during the Life Dreams & Legacies Quest. Currently available personalities include: Entertainer, Geek, Sporty, and Animal Fanatic. 

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Aging & Life Cycles

Sims can age from babies, all the way to seniors! To make your Sims age, you need to have a birthday for your Sim. Bake them a Birthday Cake, then tap on your Sim and select “Have Birthday”.

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Hobbies

Hobbies Guide

Hobbies are activities that your Sim can partake in to collect objects for some great XP and monetary rewards! Some of them even unlock special items! See below for a full list of all hobbies available to your Sims.

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Hobby Events Guide

Hobby Events are special limited-time events which give you the opportunity to earn exclusive prizes that are different to those obtained through the hobby normally. These prizes are earned by completing hobby "collections".

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Bread Winner Guide

The Bread Winner Quest in unlocked at Level 7. You will unlock and learn the new Cook hobby for Teenage Sims and up, allowing your Sim to learn new Recipes for dishes that can be shared with family and friends.

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Jobs & Professions

Jobs and Careers

New Careers will be unlocked as you add new businesses to your Town Map. To make your Sim get a job at one of them, open the Career window by tapping on the Briefcase icon, near the Simtracker icon.

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Professions

Since our Police Update we’ve been transforming the ways your Sims go to work. You can now accompany them, help other Sims by satisfying their Requests, specialize in a certain Profession and build up your workplace!

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Simtown Market Guide

There is no way of predicting when an event will begin in an update. When an event is available however; the Market icon will be colored and not grayed out. You will also receive a notification in your game!

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Social

Architect Homes

The Architect House Submissions are a fantastic opportunity to show off your creativity and originality. Periodically, houses are selected to be featured in the renowned Architect Homes tab, found in-game!

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Adding Neighbors

You can complete weekly Social Goals to earn Social Points. Social Goals require you to use a Neighbor's town to complete tasks with a Sim. Only friends who are also logged into Facebook in The Sims FreePaly will be visible as neighbors.

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Community Events

Community Events are limited-time challenges where you work on your own, and as a part of the global The Sims FreePlay community, to collect resources and unlock event prizes.

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Other

Troubleshooting Information

Try the following tips regularly to maintain optimum performance of your game. Some of these steps may also help with refreshing your game and clearing various glitches

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Sims FreePlay: Cloud Save

The Cloud is a system on our servers that you can use to make a back-up of your save data. We recommend backing-up your game data at least once a week.

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VIP Guide

The V on the main screen represents your VIP level. You unlock different rewards and perks based on your VIP level, to learn more, go to the VIP perks page. You can navigate to it from the store or by tapping on the VIP icon.

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