Sims 4: Relationship & Friendship Cheats

Need to increase your social needs bar? Use these Sims 4 relationship and friendship cheats!

Dylan Crosbie
Dylan Crosbie - Minecraft Expert
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Building relationships and friendships in the Sims 4 are essential components of the game, however, building these connections can take time. You can use relationship and friendship cheats for the Sims 4 to speed up the process allowing you to pay attention to other factors like their career.

Of course, you can also use other cheats to enhance your gameplay, such as toddler cheats or the move objects cheat for building.

Getting Started

You must enable the cheat console to begin using cheats in Sims 4. To do this, press CTRL+SHIFT+C to open the console. Next, type “testingcheats true” (without the quotes) and press Enter. This will enable testing cheats mode, allowing you to enter the relationship and friendship cheats.

Building Relationships & Friendships in the Sims 4 Using Cheats

two sims taking a selfie with the camera function in the Sims 4
Friends in the Sims 4 can take photos together which are then found in your Sim’s inventory

So let’s dive into using Sims 4 cheats to influence your Sim’s relationships & friendships. This includes modifying your Sim’s romance or friendship levels, adding an NPC as your Sim’s friend, and maxing out their relationships.

The Sims 4 Modify Relationship and Friendship Cheat

A sim being visited by other sims. Modifyrelationships cheat being entered with a sim called Summer Holiday highlighted.

The modify relationship cheat allows you to change the relationship level between two Sims, whether romantic or friendly. To use this cheat, follow these steps:

First, enter the cheat console and enable testing cheats as mentioned above.

Type the following command, replacing the placeholders with your Sims’ names and the desired relationship value:

modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName] [RelationshipValue] [RelationshipType]

For example, if you want to increase the friendship between John Smith and Jane Doe by 50 points, type:

modifyrelationship John Smith Jane Doe 50 LTR_Friendship_Main

To increase the romance between the same Sims by 50 points, type:

modifyrelationship John Smith Jane Doe 50 LTR_Romance_Main

Note that you can also use negative values to decrease the relationship level.

Add Sim as a Friend – The Sims 4 Friendship Cheat

A sim in a red jumper sitting across from another sim at a table. relationship.add cheat being entered.

If you want to instantly make two Sims friends, use the following cheat:

Type “relationship.add_bit [YourSimID] [TargetSimID] [RelationshipBit]” (without quotes) into the cheat console.

To find the Sim IDs, enter “sims.get_sim_id_by_name [SimFirstName] [SimLastName]” (without quotes) for each Sim. For example, the RelationshipBit for friendship is “friend.”

For example, if John Smith’s Sim ID is 123456789 and Jane Doe’s Sim ID is 987654321, type:

relationship.add_bit 123456789 987654321 friend

Max Out Relationship – The Sims 4 Relationship Cheat

Two female sims talking to each other with the modifyrelationship cheat used to max out romance relationship.

To instantly max out the relationship level between two Sims, enter the following command in the cheat console, replacing the placeholders with your Sims’ names:

modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName] 100 LTR_Friendship_Main


modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName] 100 LTR_Romance_Main

Full List of Sims 4 Relationship & Friendship Cheats

relationship cheat being used to increase the relationship between owner and a small dog named Mojo.

While we’ve covered the basic Sims 4 relationship & friendship cheats, there are a few others to note. There’s even a cheat to modify the relationship between your Sim and their pet! Here’s a complete list of cheats, including the ones we’ve mentioned above.

  • relationships.create_friends_for_sim – Create a Sim that already has a ‘friends’ relationship with you.
  • relationship.introduce_sim_to_all_others – Skips the welcome wagon and introduces your Sim to all your neighbors.
  • modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName] X LTR_Friendship_Main – Changes the friendship level between the two Sims.
  • modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetPetFirstName] [TargetPetLastName] X LTR_SimtoPet_Friendship_Main – Changes the friendship level between a Sim and their pet.
  • modifyrelationship [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName] X LTR_Romance_Main – Changes the romance level between the two Sims.

Final Thoughts

The Sims 4 offers players endless possibilities to create stories and shape the lives of their virtual characters. Using relationships and friendship cheats can help you speed up the process and immerse yourself in the perfect story. For example, if you’re low on funds, you can use the free real estate cheat to find a new house for your Sim and host amazing parties for their new friends. Feel free to use these cheats responsibly have fun creating your unique Sims universe!

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By Dylan Crosbie Minecraft Expert
Dylan is an avid Open World and Strategy game fan. His favorite content to cover include Minecraft and The Sims. His gaming interests along with his journalistic background, allows him to bring the best gaming content to your screens.
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