'Sims 4' Camera Controls: First Person Camera, Tilt & More Shortcuts

The Sims 4 November update brought first-person camera to the game, a first for the franchise. There have been a few bugs so far, but it's still a cool feature to play around with nonetheless. So how do you use first person camera in The Sims 4? All the hot keys, as well as a refresher of more general camera controls and useful game shortcuts, are below.

How to use first person camrea

Shift + Tab
Enter/Exit First Person Camera mode.

Left Arrow / Right Arrow
Change which Sim you're currently controlling while in First Person Camera. (Even pets!)

Left Mouse Button
Interact with the world.

Right Mouse Button
Select the other side of doorways, walls, and floors. Allows traversal between rooms or across different floors.

Shift Key (Hold)
Control the mouse cursor and the User Interface while in First Person Camera.

Mouse Look
Move your view around, separate from the direction your Sim is currently looking.

Ctrl Key
Snap the camera back to where your Sim is looking.

Mouse Wheel
Adjust the Field of View settings (useful if you experience motion sickness.)

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'Sims 4' launched in 2014. EA

General Camera Controls

Pitch/ Tilt Control

In Sims 3 camera mode (which you can set in game options and allows you to control the pitch), adjust the angle freely by moving the mouse and holding down the middle scroll button. If your mouse has no center button, hold down Ctrl while scrolling or use the directional arrow to tilt the angle. If you are using a trackpad, ctrl + A/S/W/D for adjustments.

Screenshots/ Record Video

Use C and V, respectively.

Change Camera Type

Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Walls Up

Home

Walls Down

End

Go Up/Down a Floor

Page Up/ Page Down

Move View

Directional Keys

Zoom In/Out

Z, X or Mouse Scroll

Speed

1,2,3

Top Down View

T

Camera Follow Sim

Right click on Sim icon

Rotate Objects

Hand Tool

H

Toggle Grid

G

½ Tile and ¼ Tile Placement

F5

Sledgehammer

K

Eyedropper

E

Fill Entire Room with Paint/Floor

Hold Shift while placing.

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