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How do I make my SIM go to work? People say press ..

Guest asks: Added Dec 28th 2011, ID #236527

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How do I make my SIM go to work? People say press the briefcase and I kind of got that right away but I can't press it for some reason. Anyone have the same problem or an answer?


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aml1989 answered:
Added 29th Dec 2011, ID #467644

Hi did you find out how to do that cos I'm stuck on the same bit?

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Guest said: 2nd Aug 2014 | REPORT
use time cheat
Guest said: 15th Nov 2015 | REPORT
You can only send your sim to work once a day. Hope this helped
Guest said: 17th Mar 2016 | REPORT
Once a day only? Like a sims day or real life day?
Guest said: 4th Jun 2016 | REPORT
I think real life
Guest answered:
Added 29th Dec 2011, ID #467931

U can only send them to work when the briefcase is flashing which is only when the time for work is correct, hope this helps

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Guest said: 20th Apr 2015 | REPORT
Great answer I've found it now
Guest said: 7th May 2015 | REPORT
My sim can't go to work even though I am pressing the briefcase? Help
Guest said: 4th Sep 2015 | REPORT
Why isn't the briefcase flashing ? Bruh
Guest said: 21st Apr 2016 | REPORT
Because u can only do it once a day

Guest answered:
Added 31st Dec 2011, ID #468555

Also when it is flashing make sure that there in no activity that your sim is currently doing that will prevent him or her from going to work, yeah and also the fact that it must be work hours, ( briefcase will flash during those times)

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Guest said: 27th Nov 2012 | REPORT
How do I know wen their hours r
Guest said: 27th Nov 2012 | REPORT
How do I know wen their hours r
Guest answered:
Added 5th Jan 2012, ID #470799

My briefcases never flash. What's wrong?

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Guest said: 18th Jul 2012 | REPORT
Does anyone know how to sent a sim to work straight away it's my goal and I want to do it quicky
Guest said: 21st Sep 2012 | REPORT
Mine never flashes even at the right time
Guest said: 22nd Feb 2013 | REPORT
Am also on the same goal. I know these maybe old but how do u get it off of that goal. They don't work until 12
Guest said: 4th Mar 2014 | REPORT
My sims don't go work even at correct time and now it's really annoying me. Please does anyone have a solution?
Guest answered:
Added 2nd Mar 2012, ID #486994

It is the right time to go to work but my sims can't go to work =(
Mmmm I wonder y!!!!

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Guest said: 6th Mar 2012 | REPORT
well usually only a couple sims can go to work at a time
Guest said: 24th Mar 2012 | REPORT
İ had the same problem but when i updated sims with the new version i could send them and it solved the problem. İt even reminds you to send them
Guest said: 30th Oct 2014 | REPORT
Send the sims to work and then change the time a and send the rest of them and then change the time back to normal. It should work hope this helps :-)
Guest said: 12th Apr 2016 | REPORT
I usually send mi sims to work once everyday and have uneven working hours like at night this sim works and in the morning this sim works
Guest answered:
Added 5th Mar 2012, ID #487704

The flashinng briefcase you need to click to make your sims go to work isn´t the briefcase on the main screen, but it appears on the sim that needs to got to work after you click on the sim panel thingy on the main screen. Hope that helps

Guest answered:
Added 24th Mar 2012, ID #492544

For some reason,wether it's android or just my xoom. The brief case (the one next to the individual sim pic) is not flashing. Were as on my iphone it flashes perfectlly and when pressed it's replaced the ! With a tick. Maybe an issue an update will have to fix on android.

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Guest said: 1st Apr 2012 | REPORT
I cannot get my sims to go to work either, not at the right time, none of them, no matter where I go to look at the briefcase it never flashes
Guest said: 7th Apr 2012 | REPORT
i tried to sent 4 of my sms to the same job but the breifcase was nor flasing is there another way ??/ plz help
Guest said: 9th May 2015 | REPORT
I have the same problem! :(
Guest answered:
Added 6th Apr 2012, ID #495890

After updated to the latest version, I faced the similar issue. There's no flash alert when it was the time to send the sim to go to work. I tried re-start my iPad, even deleted it and re-install the game (backup in ICloud) anybody knows how to solve this? Please help. Thx so much

Guest answered:
Added 24th Apr 2012, ID #501219

My sim that I'm trying to send to works, bars are all full and it's time for him to go to work. No blinking brief case anywhere on the career tab, sim tracker tab, or anywhere else. I have no idea what to do. It is my current task "Send a Sim to work". Unfortunately I can't get any of my sims to go during their time slot. Someone help please!!

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Guest said: 23rd May 2012 | REPORT
SAME PROBLEM I need help! This is annoying
Guest said: 24th Dec 2012 | REPORT
Same thing here. they work from 10 to 6 and it's 3:30 and they won't go >.>
Guest answered:
Added 1st Jun 2012, ID #511837

It wont work on the iphone either

BethAlexandra answered:
Added 27th Jun 2012, ID #518626

I have the new Social Update and stumbled upon this solution:

Open Sims Freeplay like normal at a time when Sims are normally prompted to go to work (I.e. 11am for politicians). Then exit the game (without closing it fully, like no double clicking and clearing it from the app bar if you have an iPhone, just minimizing it). Next, open up settings, and change the date on your phone by bumping it up one day. So if it's a Tuesday, change it to tomorrow, Wednesday by moving the date up one day. Then go back to the game and the prompts to send your sims to work should be there!

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Guest said: 22nd Feb 2016 | REPORT
I don't get it
Guest answered:
Added 30th Jul 2012, ID #527174

I only have problems with that with my couple/married sims.. Maybe they can't go to work cause there will be no one to take care of the baby..

Desiree654 answered:
Added 4th Aug 2012, ID #528694

I can only send 3 sims to work which starts at 10:00 AM. But I can never send my other 7 sims to work which starts at 12:00 PM. I changed the dates around but it never works for my 7 sims but only for my 3 sims.

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Guest said: 31st Jul 2014 | REPORT
hmm when the time come and they are not going to work change the date to tommorow it sholud work
Desiree654 answered:
Added 4th Aug 2012, ID #528696

I'm having the same problem. 3 of my sims can go to work which starts at 10:00 AM but my 7 sims can't go to work which starts at 12:00 PM. I changed the dates around but that only work for 3 of my sims.

Guest answered:
Added 18th Feb 2013, ID #571711

Wait 35 minutes and you'll be asked to to go to work

Guest answered:
Added 12th Mar 2013, ID #576374

Sims have career aspirations just like you! Different jobs have different work times so choose one that suits your life style. Press the pulsing briefcase in Simtracker or the Career Info panel if you'd like to send them to work when it's the right time to starting time. Don't worry the game will remind you too! 
This is from sims free play help. 
Hope this helps.

Mafia612 answered:
Added 3rd Apr 2013, ID #580861

The times and dates on my phone have been changed around alot, I started planting onions (7hrs) and started building the car showroom (24hrs long), the dates on my iphone had been changed forward and back again, when I came back to it after 24 hours the timer was still going only in negative seconds from 0 to -59 then back to 0, I had to use 24LP to complete the construction even tho the timer said 0 and the ones planting had finished (timer on 0) but they hadnt completed it so I had to spen 1LP to finish the planting or simply cancel it... The other problem is that the only sim I can send to work is one I created 2 days ago, with the other sims, 9 wont go to work and I don't even get a msg saying it's time to work and the briefcase doesnt flash, and I can't send the preteen sim to college... Anybody know how to fix this without restarting??? Please help!! ???

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Guest said: 15th Jul 2014 | REPORT
Make sure the sims not busy and at that time you can send them to work.
Guest answered:
Added 10th Aug 2013, ID #600298

I'm having the save problem on android. One that used to go to work now never gets the flashing briefcase. And one kid that used to go school doesn't get that opt-in anymore either but is still considered enrolled. Tried quitting school and enrolling again but makes no difference.

Guest answered:
Added 5th May 2014, ID #623901

You make sure it has a job, then during the time it's supposed to go to work, you click on the briefcase with the exclamation point in it.

Guest answered:
Added 15th Jul 2014, ID #632819

You first have to check when your sim's work time is, and around their work time, you make sure your sim is doing nothing, and then you just press the briefcase. And then when something pops out, you say yes.


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