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sylwilson asks: Added Jan 11th 2012, ID #240253

Question for The Sims FreePlay

My sims free play won't open anymore on my ipad. I tried hitting the home button twice then hitting the red x on the sims button to shut down the sims app - that didn't work. I also tried restarting my router and wi-fi. Any other ideas? I want to play! When I hit the app it acts like it's going to open then goes back to the screen with all of my ipad apps. Please advise.
 
 
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Guest answered: Added 12th Jan 2012, ID #472780
I am having the same problem, any solutions out there?

 
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OWLSON said: 13th Aug 2014, ID #435672 | REPORT
After I made sure everything was updated I was still having the same problem but I enabled the iCloud backup on my iPad and that resolved the issue.
Guest said: 14th Sep 2014, ID #447899 | REPORT
On my brothers tablet sims updated to the new pets update (sept 10 2014) and it now says update check ..... The wifi not found check wifi use 3G or exit
But I have wifi and tablet uses internet like utube and stuff but still nothin
Be great is anyone has any ideas
clumsypopster said: 19th Sep 2014, ID #449400 | REPORT
I'm having the same problem updating... it says 99% download progress but keeps on going back to my homepage :(
Any idea how to fix it? It's almost been weeks :(
PS. I have both wifi n 3G and none of them working in downloading or installing the update :'(
clumsypopster said: 19th Sep 2014, ID #449403 | REPORT
I'm having the same problem updating... it says 99% download progress but keeps on going back to my homepage :(
Any idea how to fix it? It's almost been weeks :(
PS. I have both wifi n 3G and none of them working in downloading or installing the update :'(
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 2nd Feb 2012, ID #478800
The problem resolved when I was able to update the app. The game picked up right where I had left off.

 
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Guest said: 25th May 2014, ID #388436 | REPORT
I just went to the bathroom to pee then came back pressed on the app and it worked I'm a fast peeer hoped this helps. Ps.IM STUPID but I can break dance awesome got to go my mom said I have to get my boxers off the floor PEACE
Guest said: 25th May 2014, ID #388440 | REPORT
Sorry about my brother who just replied...............he's not smart he even pees with the door open yup justin is very awkward me and him are twins he's 40 seconds older bye PS. From phoebe
Guest said: 28th Jun 2014, ID #408072 | REPORT
I thought it would help when I got the new update but nope, I wish they would fix the problem already. I have not played it for about a mth or more now, I don't want to lose it. Somebody please help!,,
Guest said: 30th Aug 2014, ID #442493 | REPORT
Mine will not load. Any suggestions?
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 4th Feb 2012, ID #479506
Mine keep telling me theres a problem updating
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 6th Feb 2012, ID #480059
Mine too! I tried the update and still nothing. It's been over a week now. Help!
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 10th Apr 2012, ID #497283
I have a solution only works on HTC desire though, when you have downloaded it do the updates and turn off the phone and back on again. After you have done that go in the setting and change animation to all animations shown you should then Be able to get on "The Sims FreePlay" if this works please tell me and it may work on Apple technology not saying it will though. :D



 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 3rd May 2012, ID #503447
My wont open either I don't know why but it wont open
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 18th Jun 2012, ID #516339
Help for those of you using sims freeplay on Ipad2: This kept happening to me and drove me nuts. I was depressed for two days because I couldn't launch the app and I have two toddlers who I know were dying it was haunting me! I tried everything, closing down the app, restarting ipad and nothing worked.
I noticed that whenver hubs took it to be updated at work this happened so I started to cloud. Anyhoo, what works is to make sure to update all your apps in the app store!!! Whenever something needs updating, or you add a new program, the sims app gets frozen for whatever reason. Instead of sitting around waiting for an update to sims app, just make sure all other apps on ipad get updated immediately. Hope this helps all of you!
 
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Guest said: 14th Aug 2012, ID #176089 | REPORT
Well I update all of my apps once they notify me,and there's no app needed to be updated so that's not it!!im really angry right now!!!!I need help[quote][/quote]
Guest said: 22nd Aug 2012, ID #178786 | REPORT
Ah, thanks that actually helped me out immediately!!!!!
Guest said: 25th May 2014, ID #388445 | REPORT
Yay I'm naked in the living room I'm Ryan and 17 years old
Guest said: 25th May 2014, ID #388446 | REPORT
Still Ryan for got to say I'm a dude
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 14th Sep 2012, ID #539109
Why I can't install sims free paly again? I'm so confused. Please help mee.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 22nd Sep 2012, ID #540395
Mine is on the IPod Touch and I got the preteen update but it only goes as far as explaining what is new.The tap to continue is there and flashing but when I click it,nothing!Help please!
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 29th Sep 2012, ID #541548
I'm not sure if this will help but make sure that you're date and time is set automatically. Mine didn't
T work etheir but then I changed it to automatic and now it works. Hope this helps!!!

 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 24th Nov 2012, ID #553370
Mine is doing the same thing it's says something about a amazon appsrore error

 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 3rd Feb 2013, ID #568711
Mine keeps saying that I need to connect to the Internet when I have 3 bars of signal??? What has happened
 
 
 
 
deleted answered: Added 3rd Feb 2013, ID #568827
The same happened for me and I can't update anything cos my App Store and iTunes don't work.I have an ipad mini and all of my Internet connecting game apps don't work.I think it might be something to do with the fact that I need to updat my ipad to iOS 6.01 but it won't work either I have full bars of wifi and I have fiddled with settings for ages. Does anyone know what has happened??? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 26th Apr 2013, ID #584560
My sims freeplay won't open, after I downloaded the latest version, it won't load.. I already tried to turned on the airplane mode and turn it off again.. That didn't work... Any idea?
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 27th Apr 2013, ID #584731
I am having the same problem I dunno why it nots working
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 28th May 2013, ID #589720
The server might be full check again in a few minutes!
 
 
 
 
Madisonryan5611 answered: Added 7th Jun 2013, ID #591196
Hey guys I have got the answer it happened to me all you have to do is update it and it will come back! That's what happened to me now it works!!;)
 
 
 
 
Libbyyxo19 answered: Added 7th Jun 2013, ID #591278
I just got the new update, the update to get the weather machine thing. It was working for a while, and all of a sudden it just won't load. I have all my apps up to date, exited out of my open apps, restarted my iPad 3 times, and it won't work anymore.
 
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Guest said: 9th Jun 2013, ID #289086 | REPORT
Same as me i want to pay again its been 3 days!
Libbyyxo19 said: 9th Jun 2013, ID #289098 | REPORT
I deleted it and started over..
I don't have Osiris, or the goals, or the weather machine..
Guest said: 11th Jun 2013, ID #289646 | REPORT
The exact same things have been happening to me for four days by now. I tried closing and reopening the sims freeplay app 5 times, shutting down my ipad 3 times, I tried locking my ipad, I tried a new wifi network but absolutely nothing has worked. It keeps getting stuck on the logo sign while the music keeps playing on. Please help me. I'm stuck.
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 12th Jun 2013, ID #592036
Me too :( the game keeps closing after the update and I have tried so many times yet it does not work. Really upset as I spent much time playing this game. Should not have updated.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 12th Jun 2013, ID #592037
Oh my god I am actually in live with the sims and have been with out for four days but I have found out a solution:
Turn your wifi off
Hold down the home button
Close the sims [it doesn't delete it don't worry]
Turn your ipad iPhone iPod off
Turn your ithing back on
Turn on wifi
Play xxx have fun simmers
 
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King Cubb said: 16th Jun 2013, ID #290704 | REPORT
I am glad someone can play. I tried your solution but had no luck. It would be nice if EA would get this resolved or simply say they are working on it. So aggravated.
Guest said: 6th Jan 2014, ID #340090 | REPORT
that doesn't work for me :(
Guest said: 7th Aug 2014, ID #432245 | REPORT
Didn't work!
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 13th Jun 2013, ID #592143
I have the same problem too. Since the update to the weathermashine I played well and suddenly it won´t start any more. Hangs up at the diamond... Who can help??? Urgend, my kids want to play...
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 14th Jun 2013, ID #592248
All my houses are 3-storey with weather machine. I do not want to "restart" this game again after playing it for so long time. Anyone with the solution to run the game? I tried all the suggestions here, but my game is still cannot be loaded.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 29th Jun 2013, ID #594565
It happened on me too. What I did was I turned OFF the wifi on the ipad then tried opening sims freeplay a couple of times while wifi is off. After that I turned the wifi ON on the ipad and I was able to open the sims freeplay again.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 3rd Jul 2013, ID #595239
I have the same problem...it's getting really annoying!! I've been waiting for so many days and has not opened. None of these ideas here worked. And there isn't going to be an update for a while... Can some one please help? And I have an iPad mini if that helps.
 
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Petrita said: 5th Jul 2013, ID #295150 | REPORT
I have the same problem, also ipad mini..so annoying, spent like 3 months playing this game. Wont start again. Its stuck on the logo now for 4 days. So angry..
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 16th Jul 2013, ID #596906
Gutted, mines has the same problem and I've been playing since I got my I pad at Xmas, hope ovens lost everything
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 26th Jul 2013, ID #598449
I have the same problem . It can not open please fix the game ,I miss the game ..
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 28th Oct 2013, ID #606716
Im having the same problem on my android tablet I havent played it before and it just stopped at the ea sign and says go on a website error
 
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Guest said: 1st Dec 2013, ID #324005 | REPORT
My Sims won't open because I made it snow in my house and it became slow and baggy and now it just shuts off and I can't play.I can't wait for the next update because I just updated the Christmas one. Someone please help
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 24th Apr 2014, ID #623071
I got the same problem but got it again Shut down your device then open it again On apple there is an apple goingg to appear....like tht shut down.... Then try opening again Sorry if you don't understand hope I helped :-)

 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 27th May 2014, ID #625895
I had same problem for days. Solution: I turned of my wifi, tried opening the game ( until error came and stated cannot connect need internet connection) then I turned on wifi again and it worked.
 
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Guest said: 20th Jul 2014, ID #421927 | REPORT
I tried other suggestions which didn't work. Turned off wifi, opened sims until error stated cannot connect need internet connection, then went back put of sims and turned on wifi again and it worked. Thanks for your help
 
 
 
OWLSON answered: Added 13th Aug 2014, ID #636317
Make sure all of your apps are fully updated and that your iCloud backup is enabled. That's what worked for me.
 
 
 
 
Guest answered: Added 9th Sep 2014, ID #639087
I had the same exact problem. The screen would just keep reloading. However it would show one of my sims for like 2 seconds each time, and I noticed they were in a neighbors town. I went to the Game Center and unfriended all of my sims neighbors. IT WORKED INSTANTLY. I opened up the sims and it loaded normally and was fine and back to normal! If anyone else's keeps reloading, try deleting your neighbors via the Game Center!!
 
 
 
 
 

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