The Sims 4 Help Articles
Tutorials and Instructions for Solving Common Problems
People come to my site to learn about The Sims 4, but many players also experience problems. This is a list of resources found on the guide that may help you solve those problems. You can also Go to our Forum or search the guide site to see if others have had a similar issue, or start your own thread if the question has not been asked before. Doing that, your problem with the game may be solved and help others in the future.
Using Mods and Custom Content (CC)
This guide covers usage of mods and CC and provides some links to help you get started downloading a massive collection of clothing, objects, and gameplay mods that can improve your experience with The Sims 4.
Backing up Sims, Saved Games, and Creations
This covers exactly what the title says: backing up your saved games in case of hard drive failure or when you need to reinstall your operating system. This can help you to save the Sims and homes that are most precious to you from being deleted or corrupted.
Improve Performance and Fix Problems: Clearing the Sims 4's Cache and Backup/Restore Saves
Learn what files are safe to delete in my guide to clearing the game's cache files. This can solve many gameplay issues, especially when the game has just been patched and things seem strange. It won't solve everything, but it's a good place to start.
How to Move Sims
This helpful faq covers moving Sims in and out of households, or moving entire families to a new lot. The game doesn't explain this process well (at least no in an obvious way) so I created this to help players know how to move.
A simple tutorial that teaches you how to place lots in The Sims 4.
Sims 4: Controls & Hotkeys
Learn the game's controls and all the hotkeys that can help to save you time.
Learn all about The Sims 4's build mode and get help with some common design problems. Also listed are the game's building cheats, so that you can make things look how you want without the usual constraints.
Making a Hangout in The Sims 4 Get Together
If you own the Get Together DLC, you may want to make your club a special lot where they can meet and hang out. This tutorial will teach you do just that.
Using the Gallery
Need help using The Sims 4's Gallery? This tutorial teaches you the basics of sharing things, using Sims you download from the gallery, as well as placing homes you've downloaded. You'll also find a link to download The Sims 4 Gallery App for your Android or Apple mobile device.
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