Many players complained that they tried using bb.showhiddenobjects in the Sims 4 but nothing happened. The Debug item doesn’t appear even filter it out.
Although players use “testingcheats true” before entering the sims 4 cheats to unlock all items still nothing shows up. Instead, a debug dropdown list appears most users encounter a command failed message on their console.
There are solutions that you can find to fix the Sims 4 debug cheat not working on forums. Here in this article, we have mentioned those fixes that actually have helped many players.
How To Fix Sims 4 Debug Cheat Not Working
Try these fixes.
Fix 1. Restart your Console
In most cases, the Sims 4 show hidden objects not working issue is fixed when you restart your console.
Also, you need to use a different save file and activate cheats from the beginning.
Fix 2. First Enable Testingcheats
Did you enable testingcheats before you entered bb.showhiddenobjects in the cheat console? If not then follow these steps.
- Open the Cheat Console and type testingcheats true and hit enter
- Then type bb.showhiddenobjects and hit enter
- Exit the Cheat Console
Now that you have activated debug cheats, go to the Search Bar in Buy Mode on the bottom left. Type debug and from the results click on **DEBUG** to bring up all the unlocked items.
Fix 3. Turn off testingcheats
If the Sims 4 debug cheat is still not working then try to turn off testingcheats and enter it again to turn it on.
There are two boxes Cheat and Search, make sure you are typing the in the cheat box. The search box has a character limit.
Fix 4. Search Remote in Debug Menu
A Redditor has fixed the Sims 4 debug cheat not working issue by searching the remote.
Then click on the debug item “remoteTV_EP01GENsatellite placeholder name” not the word “remote” and then it takes you to the entire list of debug objects.
Fix 5. Apply a Blank Search
If you can’t find any or most of the items/objects in the Sims 4 then apply this fix. If you are a PS4 user it’s going to fix everything.
Try a blank search to access build cheats. Open the Search panel in Build/Buy and press RT (Xbox One) or R2 (PS4) to apply a blank search.
Then scroll to the bottom of the items for all the hidden/debug/live edit objects.