How To Write Songs In Sims 4? Complete Guide

There are a lot of fun things in Sims 4 that users can do for fun or take as a career option, one such thing is the ability to write songs in Sims 4 and become a  professional singer and musician in Sims 4. It turns out that a lot of simmers are interested in songwriting in Sims 4 so here we are with another guide on “How to write songs in Sims 4”.

How to write songs in Sims 4

Writing songs can also be a good option in Sims 4 to earn some extra cash, once you reach a certain skill level in instruments you can become a professional singer. Stay tuned till the end and we will explain how can you write and sing songs in Sims 4.

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 How To Write Songs In Sims 4 PC\PS4\Xbox?

Writing songs in Sims 4 is a time taking task and you need proper instruments before you start with your song, you need to purchase an instrument and reach level 8 to unlock writing songs.

buy guitar in sims 4

You need to purchase the city living expansion pack to sing, users with no expansion packs can play guitar violin and piano. To purchase an instrument in Sims 4 go to the catalogue and select your desired instrument, after purchasing you need to keep playing it till to reach level 8. Once you have done this now you can start your songwriting career in Sims 4.

To write songs in Sims 4 follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on your instrument to interact with it.

write songs in Sims 4

Step 2: Click on the “Write songs” option.

Step 3: Now you can see a bunch of song options on your screen, just select one of them.

select song

NOTE: You cannot write a custom song in Sims 4 however, the number of pre-loaded song lists will increase with increasing skill level.

Step 4: After finishing the song write a name for it and click on “ok”.

Name your song in Sims 4

Step 5: You can play your song anytime by just clicking on the instrument and then clicking on your written song.

Now you can write a bunch of songs in Sims 4 and enjoy them anytime you want.

After reaching level 9 you can earn money through writing licensed songs or licensing your own song, you will get paid for a week for these songs and could help earn some extra cash. 

How To License A Song In Sims 4?

You can only license your song once you reach level 9 of instrument skill level.

To license your song in Sims 4 follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on your mailbox.

licence your song in Sims 4

Step 2: Click on “license song” and select your own song or you can also select from the list of songs. 

Step 3: You can now collect your royalty payments every morning at 10 am from the mailbox. 

collect royalties in Sims 4

NOTE: You can only license one song with each instrument at a time and each song payment will only last for a week.

How To Increase Instrument Skill Level Using Cheats In Sims 4?

Increasing skill level in any instrument in Sims 4 can take a long time and sometimes it can be irritating, here comes the use of cheats to increase your skill level in any instrument of your choice to the max.

Step 1: Press “Ctrl + Shift + C” in PC, “CMD + Shift + C” in MAC to open command centre. 

write songs using cheats

Step 2: Now type “testingcheats true” or “testingcheats on” and press enter. This will unlock other cheats in Sims 4.

Upgrade skills cheat sims 4

Step 3: Open the command centre and now type “stats.set_skill_level Major_(skill)” and write the instrument name in place of “(skill)” for example “stats.set_skill_level Major_Voilin 10.”

Now you will reach level 10 of the instrument you entered and unlock every feature available. 

Sims 4 Write Songs Faster Mod

Songwriting in Sims 4 will take hours to complete and most people cannot be patient for each song to complete in such a long time. To ease this problem you can download and install this mod in your Sims 4. Just extract the downloaded zip file using WinRar and then copy the contents and paste it in Documents > Electronic Arts > The Sims 4 > Mods

Simply run the game and check the box with “Enable custom content and mods” in the game options. You can now write songs in Sims 4 at a much faster speed and earn more money by writing more songs. 


Can’t Write Songs In Sims 4?

If you are can’t write songs in Sims 4 then check if you have reached skill level 8 with the instrument you want to write a song in. You can also use cheats to max skill level in any instrument.

How Long Does It Take To Write Songs In Sims 4?

It will take around 12 hours for your sim to finish one song but you can use mods to cut this time to 4 hours.

Best Traits For Musician Sim?

If your sim has musician traits he will be able to gain skill points much faster and the songwriting process will also take less time. Use the “Music lover” trait and select the “Musical genius” aspiration in bonus traits.

Closure | How To Write Songs In Sims 4?

Songwriting is an amazing option in Sims 4, you can write songs for fun and even earn money by performing it or licencing it. In this blog post, we have explained “How to write songs in Sims 4” and license your songs, you can also use cheats to upgrade your skills and use mods to make the songwriting process faster. 

If you have any queries related to songwriting in Sims 4, let us know in the comment section down below.


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