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Fix Sims 4 Unable To Execute Command (2022)

Here's how to fix the "Unable To Execute Command" error in Sims 4.

Cheats and console commands can change your life (quite literally) in Sims 4 – you can get unlimited money, extra skills, a better relationship and much more. In case you face the “Unable to execute command” error in Sims 4, here’s what you need to do to fix it.

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How to Fix Unable to Execute Command in Sims 4?

Why does it say Unable to execute command? There are a few reasons why the command you are typing isn’t executing as expected – check them out below.

The Command has a Typo

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Make sure to check the exact spelling and syntax while using a console command/cheat. If there’s a typo, the cheat code won’t work.

Cheats are Not Enabled

Why does it say Unable to execute command sims 4

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The first thing you should do before using an cheats is to enable TestingCheats. Your commands will work only if you have done this step beforehand.

  • Press Control + Shift + C or all shoulder buttons on the controller.
  • This will open up the cheats box where you can enter commands.
  • Type testingcheats true OR testingcheats on and press Enter.

Also Read | Sims 4 Cheats – Best Commands You Can Use

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You are Not Using the Right Mode

Some cheat codes are mode specific. For example, if you would like to sue a Sims 4 building cheat, you need to go into Build mode and open the cheat dialogue box. Then type bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement to unlock objects.

Plus, many cheats require you to hold down Shift and click on the Sim you wish to edit and then follow it up with more steps. So, make sure to complete the exact process to get the command working as expected.

For example, if your Sim is sad and you want to make them happy via cheat codes, first type testingcheats true. Next, shift and click on your Sim and then choose Make Happy.

Try the Game without Mods

Sometimes, mods can be the problem and the reason why cheats won’t work in Sims 4. Disable the mods and test the cheats. If it works at that time, then you need to check whether a particular mod or custom content is causing the problem.

Check if the Cheat is Still Working

Sims 4 has a lot of cheat codes but if you are still getting the “Unable To Execute Command” error, then don’t forget to check if the cheat is still active or not. With more expansions and game packs coming out, there’s a slight chance the devs might disable any code but that won’t be the case for the most popular ones. If the cheat works but isn’t doing its job in your game, it could also be a glitch or a bug. Close the game, restart and try again.

These are all the possible reasons why you may be facing the Unable To Execute Command issue. Explore Gamer Tweak for more related to Sims 4.