How To Make Functional Apartments On Sims 4

How To Make Functional Apartments On Sims 4

Wondering how to make functional apartments on Sims 4?

Functional apartments on Sims 4 are houses you can make your characters live in and have control over and be able to use.

If you are not new to Sims 4 video then you should know that you can only edit existing apartments, you can’t build new apartments from scratch, and that even if you can “build” apartments, they won’t operate as one.

But what about your existing apartments, how do you make them functional, what are the methods for doing that?

In this guide, you will learn how to make apartments functional on Sims 4.

How to Make Functional Apartments on Sims 4

To make an apartment functional, workable, or useable on Sims 4, you need to edit an apartment and add roommates to it.

And then using the video game’s lock and unlock door feature, you can then allow or stop the Sims from entering each other’s apartments.

In other words, you can make an apartment functional on Sims 4 by adding roommates and locking certain areas in the building.

Here is a detailed step-by-step guide on how you can try and make apartments useful on Sims 4:

Step 1: Lock the doors of each room only allowing the person who owns the room access it.

Step 2: Then pick any Sim character and assign them to a piece of furniture like a bed, after they go in lock the door.

Step 3: Now the Sims assigned to the bed will be the only ones allowed to go in and out of the apartment and then will have to use the shower, kitchen supplies, and the other “functional” things in the house.


And that is how to make an apartment functional on Sims 4.

In summary, you can make an apartment functional on Sims 4 by adding roommates and locking certain areas in the building, you can read how to do it in this guide.

The steps in this guide are pretty much how far you can get to having useable houses on the Sims 4 video game, we hope they’re quite helpful.

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