The Sims Social Guide

The Sims Social Walkthrough and Guide

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The Sims Social Walkthrough

Unofficial The Sims Social Guide by Mongoose General for

This guide is intended as a quick introduction to EA's new Facebook game, The Sims Social. It shares many similarities with previous Sims games, but still takes some getting used to!

In our guide you'll find some great getting started information as well as some ideas on how to play through various aspets of the game. We also tackle the area of cheating to try to help you guys not get scammed with the lure of free cash!


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Added 5th Apr 2015, ID #538071

thnx. .....How can I have a baby at Sims Social (FB) :D

Added 3rd Mar 2013, ID #260291

How do you play soccer?

Added 16th Feb 2013, ID #254960

How do I get the garden back?

Added 28th Jan 2013, ID #247364

iwant more money please help me ryan revilla

Added 23rd Jan 2013, ID #245582

how to sleep in your friend bed even if yflirty and alright kiss?

Added 10th Jan 2013, ID #241250

how to make a skeleton of the Sims social

Added 1st Jan 2013, ID #233749

i really wanted to play this game and i hope the cheats work cuz i am 8 years old so i hope it works
and i am going to be new in town so i hope it works! :D


Added 28th Dec 2012, ID #230513


Added 27th Dec 2012, ID #229453

agregarme vecinos!!
soy nivel 125
ayudo en todo
juego a diario

Added 14th Dec 2012, ID #221158

how can you ask somoun out on sims socal

Added 23rd Nov 2012, ID #211735

my sim is like getting very fat every day why???

Added 27th Oct 2012, ID #201954

how to earn 900 sim cash for free

Added 27th Oct 2012, ID #201845

pls help me to earn more cash and simoleon in sims social :P

Added 9th Oct 2012, ID #193901

How do i get a bf?

Added 10th Sep 2012, ID #185035

iv just got my pent house and its telling me to clean newpapers to get a magazine to be able to complete but i havent got any newspapers in the apartment?? and i have no neighbours so no help

Added 5th Sep 2012, ID #183536

how do you have a baby

Added 31st Aug 2012, ID #181917

what is the sims social hack password?

Added 30th Aug 2012, ID #181687

I also want to know where the Tyra Blanks Wardrobe is?

Added 17th Aug 2012, ID #177051

how to unlock tyler blanks reform wardrobe..?

Added 17th Aug 2012, ID #176984

Can you play games in this web site?

Added 12th Aug 2012, ID #175298

help me I need to know how to get more cash.

Added 27th Jul 2012, ID #169044

I need to know how to get more cash.

Added 26th Jul 2012, ID #168815

please show me how to get more money?????????????????????????????

Added 20th Jul 2012, ID #166651

i need thissssssn plzzzzz :'(

Added 28th Jun 2012, ID #157866

I Need Lots of Help...

Added 9th Jun 2012, ID #150509

I Want More Cash And Energy Help Me .

Mikka Distajo
Added 18th May 2012, ID #143002


Added 16th May 2012, ID #142745

FrankJaegar, BlizzardHotshockNippleCrackers and SuperCheats can help you in any way we can. Just go ahead and ask a question. We can help you! Don't hesitate!

Added 11th May 2012, ID #141164

The problem is, you can't even get a single Simolean for free. You have to EARN it. Just like I do in it. First of all, let me get this straight, you can earn Simoleans by wasting energy. You can waste energy by chatting, flirting and be rude.
[u][i][b][/b] [/i] [/u] How can you get Smiley faces?
A very good question. A very good question at all. You need to know how to make smiley faces in facebook, don't you? If you don't, it's really really easy. Do a : and then do a ). It will make a smiley face. There are no spaces. It's just like this: .

Added 11th May 2012, ID #141162

how can i get sim cash???

Added 11th May 2012, ID #141144

how do you do smily faces

Added 8th May 2012, ID #140444

Can you have a baby on sims soial?

Added 6th May 2012, ID #139930

can anybody be my friend on sims social?

Added 2nd May 2012, ID #138836


ich brauche freunde bei the sims!!! ich habe nur einen und damit kommt man nicht weit :-(

lg sonja

Added 1st May 2012, ID #138569

i want unlimited enrgy and sim cash plssss help me

Added 21st Apr 2012, ID #135745

i want more sims cash please help me

Added 3rd Apr 2012, ID #128859

@Unregistered Viewer with ID #127526: I believe you're mentioning that you need the hammer item, which is a drop from completing actions. To my knowledge there is no specific hammer task/action you can give to your sim, but there are actions you can take that will give you the hammer item drop. I have not seen this, but I have heard of people getting hammers from both eating as well as using your stove. It doesn't make much sense to me, but apparently people have gotten this drop as some point. The easiest (and most likely*) way I can suggest is to do the repair action on broken items.

* - This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

Added 2nd Apr 2012, ID #128730

I'm trying to figure out how to get a promotion as an artist on the new"Careers" & it say I need to do 7 hammering. I have no clue how to hammer? I've tried all I can, Just can't figure it out.

Added 30th Mar 2012, ID #127526

how to get married in sims social?

cause i want to do this ok.?
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Added 28th Mar 2012, ID #126983

What do you do when you desperately need to eat but it keeps saying "something is in the way' and pointing to the shop????

Added 23rd Mar 2012, ID #125393

ID #122018

Added 20th Mar 2012, ID #124610

ID #103190

Added 20th Mar 2012, ID #124609 add me! I need help getting this game going! None of my friends play! Its practicly impossible to play without having neighbors unless you pay with your own money (which i will not do)!

Added 10th Mar 2012, ID #122018

hey sim players please add me im on level 147 and my house its just so cool and its huge so please add me my name is Josh Knowles

Added 10th Mar 2012, ID #121717

Thanks Admin-person. I checked out the link and made a couple posts this afternoon. Wanted to get through that before I posted on here today. Glad to see that my post wasn't out of line putting that much up on the site's own walkthrough. /laugh

Onto everyone else! Sorry it took me a week to get back on here. Life is hectic, and we're coming to the close of hockey season, so my posting and checking sites like this becomes a little more sporadic then intended. I do remember that the site exists, I just can't break myself away from the ice half the time to post immediately. No one hate me for it, okay?

So let's address some other questions on here that people have asked. One I've seen a lot of is:

How can I get unlimited Social Points

Allow me to say that this is even harder to accomplish than SimCash. As I posted in another section about The Sims Social, SimCash is controlled by the developers, and is, in fact, one of their ways of turning profit off this game. Social Points are an object that can't even be purchased (unless you want to discuss economic trade-off for item use and compensation, but I doubt anyone wants to hear the ramblings of an Econ traitor student). You earn Social Points. Please note that word, EARN. There is no quick victory button here, friends. You have to make actions to get the points. Now, if you were to go and buy a lot of SimCash, I believe there is a way to convert it to energy, which you could then use solely on social actions to gain points. However, you only gain a fixed amount. No, people, there is no button that says "Click Here to get EVERYTHING for free." I'm sorry to burst your bubbles, but that's just not how you play a game, and I personally like that the game doesn't just let you put in a code to have everything. It gives you a sense of achievement as you unlock more things. Yes, it would be nice to have a couple hundred SimCash to just go ahead and buy everything now and not wait, but come on, you can wait, and so can I.

I'm having browser issues

No software is perfect. Nothing ever will be, I believe we all agree. But from what I've seen, Facebook's games seem to work best on Google Chrome as a number of people have already stated. I don't think it's a coincidence that so many players are saying this. If you're having reload issues, if you're having freeze ups, or if something just doesn't load properly, I rarely see errors and I use Google Chrome. I suggest switching to it, even if just for your games. Everyone has their preferences, and if you like Internet Explorer, use it. But if you want to reduce the likelihood of problems while playing, I suggest trying Google Chrome.

Why is this one different from the other Sims games?

First off, I would like to have said hello to tiffanymaykodrich. Sadly, it seems that she has taken leave from the site. For those of you who are curious about her question, though, I would like to give a quick insight into the game. It's designed to be ran on the most simple of systems so everyone has access to it. It's designed to have limited options so that the game isn't massive. This is a Facebook game, and it's intended for play over slow continual progression instead of plopping into your chair and playing for a couple of hours straight. This game is meant to reflect more of the Facebook style of games instead of being a free Sims game for everyone. What you're seeing is EA wanting to put the Sims out into the market for more people. It's as much of a game for you as it is advertisement for them. There's nothing wrong with that, but this isn't supposed to be The Sims 12 or whatever release they're up to now. This is the Sims on Facebook, and as such, expect a Facebook game. /nodnod

How do I redecorate my house

Go to the shop menu. Everything is movable from there. If you want to move rooms, you can. If you want to move furniture, you can. Need to sell something, or add something, change the color of the walls, the carpet, new hardwood floors? You can do it all from the shop menu above your friends list.

What's the baby bottle about

Good question! I'm not sure at all. I have yet to see a baby bottle over my, or my friends Sim's heads. I will be on the look out for it and try to notice what causes it and what is happening. It's entirely possible (and my current assumption) that your Sim was talking to another Sim at the time. If so, it seems that a random item is put into a speech/thought bubble to reflect what the conversation is about, and it's possible that you saw the conversation include children in some capacity. Seeing as how Sims don't speak English (or your language of choice), but instead speak gibberish audio files, we'll never know exactly what they're saying. Just assume someone mentioned someone's kid. If I find something different, I will post it!

Added 7th Mar 2012, ID #121154

how can i get unlimited social points and sim cash (thats all i want )

Added 4th Mar 2012, ID #120222

how do i move thinqs around in my hous on sims :( drivin me crazy cant fiqure it out

Added 3rd Mar 2012, ID #120194

Thanks for that comment Frank - very useful.

You may find this page interesting:

It has the other info we have for the game along with tons more questions

Team SuperCheats
Added 1st Mar 2012, ID #119436

Putting some questions to rest

First, before I begin, I'd like to say a thank you to Super Cheats for working to put up a solid guide. I have had a couple of questions that I've found the answers to without too much trouble. I hope that the guide will continue to grow as the game does, but there's no telling if that will be the case.

That said, I've noticed that many of the questions that I see asked above in this very comment thread have answers that can be found elsewhere in the guide. I find it funny that people are coming here and looking for help, but rather than reading through the guide itself, they just want the answer given to them on here. So, with that, let me offer some of the answers found within the guide.

Free Sim Cash and Energy

There is no way to get truly free SimCash. Truth is, every offer for free has a catch. Yes, you can create a trail account with a number of affiliate programs (Netflix, Blockbuster, and others) and receive SimCash for this. However, these programs want credit card numbers to verify you can enter the contract, and if you continue, to be able to be charged for their service (Not to immediately charge you when you give the number). You must give an email, contact information, etc. You have the chance to end these promotional offers, and you can withdraw without paying, but there is no "Click here and get this free with no questions asked" button. There will likely, never be one in any game that isn't completely hacked and modded.

Relationships: Homosexuality, Live-in Couples and Children

I have not seen anything preventing homosexuality as of yet. It is an interesting point that it does not address it in the games core mechanics, nor is it discussed within this guide. I do believe that homosexuality is permitted, but do not hold me to that. Regarding live-in couples, it is not a feature available, and in my opinion, likely will not be. Each Sim is building their own location it is unlikely that developers will allow for players to merge belongings where one person could just put things in their inventory to make room and then end the relationship having stolen all belongings of the former live-in. As for children, this is a feature that is not currently included. However, as with some previous versions from the Sim's titles, it is likely that the feature will be implemented at some point.

Expanding, Improving, and Connecting Your Home

As you buy parts for your home, including new rooms, you must put them in position to connect with one another. The new room should share a wall with at least one other room in your house. If not, it will be separate from the house, and resemble a shed instead of an addition to the home. Once purchased from the build tab within the Sim's Store, the room can now be decorated with furniture as the rest of the house, but also will need wallpaper, flooring, doorways, and outside siding. These features can be found in the build tab as well. As with buying furniture for other rooms, buying modifications to the room can be found in small sub-tabs, each a button to the side of the shopping menu. From top to bottom, these tabs will access the rooms (Starting tab), doors, windows, floor, and wallpaper. Enjoy making your new room reflect the personality of you or your Sim.


I will come back an write more regarding this. I am enjoying working on answering your questions, and will post more answers in the near future.

Added 29th Feb 2012, ID #119279