How to Sleep in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

You can sleep in Animal Crossing to visit other player islands. Check out the guide below to see how!

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you are prompted to sleep at the beginning of the game by Tom Nook. There isn't any inherent knowledge as to how you can do this. Luckily, we've got the steps!

How to Sleep in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

This guide assumes that you have the default control scheme for the game. If you don't, press the appropriate button listed for the actions you'd like to perform.

Related: How to get more storage in Animal Crossing New Horizons - Pro Game Guides

Important Note: Sleeping is used to visit other Players' islands. You can also sleep to change your game's settings to allow other players to visit yours!

A character selecting an item in Animal Crossing.

Step One: Pull out the Cot or Bed in your inventory and place it somewhere in your Tent or House.

A character prompted to sleep in Animal Crossing.

Step Two: Approach the bed and press the left control stick to make your character hop onto it. It will prompt you to ask if you'd like to make your character sleep. Select Yes.

Step Three: *snore*

Simple, quick, and clean!

Did you know who might be visiting your town? Check out our list of All Villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizon!

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