How to enable cheats in Sims 4 – PC and Console

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Cheats can enable you to highly customize your world in The Sims 4, ranging from adding wealth to changing careers. Here's how to get cheats enabled and ready for entering all the cheats you can dream of.

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How to turn on cheats in Sims 4 on PC

To enable cheats on PC in The Sims 4, you'll want to start by hitting Ctrl + Shift + C all at once to bring up the cheat command console. Doing this will leave you with a textbox to type within. Type testingcheats true and hit enter. Cheats are now enabled on PC and you can start entering any cheat you'd like.

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How to enable Sims 4 cheats on console (Xbox and PlayStation)

Pulling up the cheat command console works the same for both Xbox and PlayStation. To bring up the command console, hit all four trigger buttons at one time. After doing this, type in testingcheats true into the command textbox before hitting Enter. Once this is done, you're ready to input your favorite cheats into the textbox.

What to do if cheats won't turn on in Sims 4

If you are having trouble getting cheats to work on your Sims 4 game, there are a couple of things you can try. The first thing to do is slow down and try the steps again, as it is possible there was a wrong button pushed or a minor spelling mistake. If you are still having issues getting cheats to be enabled, try either restarting Origin or your console.

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