Home Sims 4 Cheats Guide The Sims 4 Fullscreen Problem? (SOLVED) Windowed Mode

The Sims 4 Fullscreen Problem? (SOLVED) Windowed Mode

I know it is a very common problem and there are so many solutions available on the internet, but still, some of you guys find it hard to fix the fullscreen issue.

The Sims 4 Fullscreen Issue Explained

When I first downloaded and installed the game on my PC, it only showed audio and no video. I asked the sims 4 community, and they provided me a couple of solutions.

Why The Sims 4 Fullscreen Problems Occur?

The possible reasons are:

  • You PC Monitor screen has a lower resolution
  • Some DLL or .Net files are missing (download from Microsoft)
  • Your game is not updated
  • Your PC specifications don’t support this


The Sims 4 Fullscreen Possible fixes:

Here are some solutions that have fixed my problem, any one of this will work for you.

  1. Toggle between windowed and fullscreen by pressing ALT and ENTER Key, now change the display setting that matches your monitor resolution.
  2. If your game crashes at the start-up then in the Origin application, Right-Click on the sims 4 and chooses Game Properties. Add -W in the field named as Command Line Arguments. Hit Apply and start the game.
  3. Go to your system Documents>Electronic Arts>The Sims 4 and open the file named as “options.ini” in the Notepad. Now change the “fullscreen=0” to “fullscreen=1” and save the file. Relaunch the game and adjust your screen resolution.
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