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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 30 Oct 2014, 00:20

Hello again,


In this post I'm going to show you how to add custom music into your Sims 4 game, so that your sim(s) can listen to them on your radio. At first, let's have a look at this here:


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This is the location (My) Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 4/Custom Music. And these folder names are the "genres" of music in-game; i.e. the names of the different radio stations you can tune in to. You must put your music files, in the .mp3 file format, into one of these folders. Note that not all of these genre folders might show up in your "Custom Music"-folder, right from the beginning.


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Initially, I only had the "Pop" and "Electronica" folders there. After I briefly tuned in to all the remaining radio stations, in-game, and exited the game, the other folders showed up too. And you might want to keep that in mind when you don't have all those folders right from the start. Alternatively, I assume it would be possible too, if you added those missing folders manually there, but I cannot confirm that.

Another example screenshot, from the inside of my "Pop"-folder. Very Happy 



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Just a few songs I tested, prior to writing this guide. Razz


When you start the game next time, tune in to the radio station (the genre sub-folder) you put the files into. In my case, I put the Madonna-songs into the "Pop"-folder, so I tune into the "Pop"-station on my stereo in-game. And then...I could listen to Madonna in-game ! Very Happy 


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Note that you might have to click on "Next Song" multiple times, to get to the song you put in.

And that's it ! Hope you'll have fun with that. Smile 



Some extra notes:

1) You cannot seem to make "custom radio stations" at present, so you really have to put the audio files into one of the folders that are there already.

2) As far as I'm aware, you can only use .mp3 files for that (anyone correct me on that though, if I'm wrong).





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Post by ANDREWjkl on Thu 30 Oct 2014, 02:35

You also can toggle which music you want to be played in-game.
Just go to Game options then Music, and toggle off the music that already are in the game, with this method your musics only will be played.

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Post by The_gh0stm4n on Thu 30 Oct 2014, 04:10

@ANDREWjkl wrote:You also can toggle which music you want to be played in-game.
Just go to Game options then Music, and toggle off the music that already are in the game, with this method your musics only will be played.

Image as an example.

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OK, thanks for the feedback ! Didn't think about that possibility.
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