We’ve all dabbled in The Sims before, right? If not, now is the perfect time. These Sims 4 Cheats will help jumpstart any save you’ve got, so you can get stuck into whatever Sim-related mischief you fancy!
Cheating is all well and good in The Sims 4, but you need to know where to put the cheats in, right? Well, opening the command console isn’t too complicated at all. All you need to do is press CTR, SHIFT, and C to toggle it on or off. Then, once you’ve typed in the cheat… You just hit enter. Easy peasy.
If you’re playing on a console, pressing all four shoulder buttons simultaneously will also toggle the console on or off.
Before you get stuck in though, it’s worth noting that for a lot of these, you’ll need to have Testing Cheats on, otherwise they won’t work. All you have to do for this is type testingcheats on into the command console. To disable this, you type testingcheats off into the console instead.
If you’re having trouble with this, ‘testingcheats 1’, ‘testingcheats true’, and ‘testingcheats yes’ all appear to work as well.
Where a cheat requires a SHIFT-Click, console users can press X+O on PlayStation 4, or A+B on Xbox One for the same effect.
Throughout this series, I will display the cheats as follows:
What The Cheat Code Does – Cheat Code
The following cheat codes are mainly for those playing the base version of The Sims 4. Codes for The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs, The Sims 4: Dine Out, and more can be found below by following the relevant links!
Sims 4 Base Game Cheats
Give A Family $1000 Simoleons – kaching
Give A Family $50,000 Simoleons – motherlode
Reset A Stuck Sim – resetsim firstname lastname
Disable, Or Re-Enable, Death For Sims – death.toggle true/false
Disable, Or Re-Enable, Headline Effects – headlineeffects on/off
When Shopping For A House, Make Them Free – freerealestate on/off
Disable, or Re-Enable, Bills For Households – household.autopay_bills true/false
Display The Game’s Frames Per Second – fps on/off
Disable, Or Re-Enable Hover Effects When Your Mouse Is Over A Sim – hovereffects on/off
Toggle Between Fullscreen And Windowed Mode – fullscreen
Enable Buying Of Hidden Objects – bb.showhiddenobjects
Enable Showing Live Edit Objects – bb.showliveeditobjects
In order to use this cheat, you must have the ‘Hidden Objects’ cheat enabled first. Disable this by adding ‘False’ to the end of the console command.
Enable Ability To Move Objects Anywhere You Want – bb.moveobjects
Use the 9 and 0 keys to adjust the item you have selected.
Enable Free Building – bb.enablefreebuild
Unlock Career-Locked Items In The Store – bb.ignoregameplayunlockssentitlement
Give A Sim X Amount Of Satisfaction Points – sims.give_satisfaction_points x
Fill A Sims X Motive – fillmotive x
Replace the x in this console command with something such as ‘ motive_hunger’ or ‘ motive_energy’.