How to Turn Off Laptop Mode in The Sims 4?

Have you just downloaded a cute Sims 4 CC that requires you to turn off laptop mode in the game? If so, this quick guide is for you!

To turn off Laptop Mode in Sims 4, go to the Game Options menu and select Graphics. Then uncheck the “Laptop Mode” option and click “Apply Changes”.

Why would you want to turn off laptop mode?

Well, if you use a certain CC, you might need it.

Not every Sims 4 CC is created equal. In fact, every Sims 4 custom content creator has their own style and preferences when it comes to design and techy details.

Sometimes a custom content interferes with laptop mode which means you need to turn off the laptop mode in the game so you can install and use the CC properly.

So, keep on reading to see how to do it!

The Sims 4 Laptop Mode

Laptop mode in The Sims 4 is like a secret superpower for your laptop computer. When you turn on laptop mode, it helps your computer run the game a little bit better, especially if your laptop isn’t the most powerful one around.

What does a laptop mode do?

So what does laptop mode do exactly? Well, it makes a few little changes to the way the game looks and works on your computer. When laptop mode is enabled, the game will automatically adjust certain graphics settings to use less processing power and improve the performance of the game on a laptop.

It might make some of the colors not as bright, and it might make it so that not as many people or things show up on the screen at the same time. This might make the game look a little bit less awesome, but it also helps your computer keep up with the game a little bit better.

How to turn off The Sims 4 laptop mode

To turn off laptop mode in The Sims 4, you can follow these steps:

  1. Start The Sims 4 and click on the “Options” button in the main menu.
  2. In the “Graphics” tab, scroll down to find a box that says “Laptop Mode.” (it’s on the right side)
  3. Uncheck the box to turn off laptop mode.
  4. Click the “Apply Changes” button to save the changes.
screenshot of game options on The Sims 4

The Sims 4 laptop mode vs no laptop mode

So, is laptop mode necessary to play The Sims 4?

Laptop mode is totally optional, so you can turn it on or off whenever you want. If your computer is having trouble running The Sims 4, you might want to try turning on laptop mode to see if it helps. But if you want the game to look as amazing as possible, even if it means your computer might struggle a little bit, you can leave laptop mode turned off. It’s all up to you!

Turning off laptop mode in the Sims 4 can help a certain custom content looks best. However, if you don’t want your computer to struggle or you feel that the CC doesn’t deserve this hassle, you can simply get rid of that specific custom content. Learn how to remove CC from The Sims 4.