I also have a mods folder within sims 3 --> Mods --> Packages
I contacted sims 3 support group (official) and all they said is to do an update, since my posting I gave them had update issues. Now my update issues are fixed but my downloaded sims don't show up. I have put my sim files/packages both in SavedSims and Packages.. nope. Nada. On my EA launcher it has the sims as installed... ok? Where are they?!
I don't have any mods or sliders. Infact I thought uninstalling and reinstalling would fix it. So now I'm sitting with all my CC gone and a brand new game... and the sims I download STILL don't show up.
Games: Ambitions, World Adventures, Late Night
EDIT: Now when I go to download the sims to my game it says an error occurred while installing the content and to check the log.
Ok, so I opened up the document folder --> EA --> Sims 3
What folders do I need to create (if any) and where do my files go? I saw a Downloads folder in which holds the sims I did download (the ones that aren't showing up). I removed Mods --> Packages folder from the Program File section.
For Mods/Packages, follow this guide - it's written mainly for Windows, but it works just as well on Mac: Game Help:Installing Sims 3 Package Fileswiki. If you had installed the .dll file for custom content to Program Files in the past, then you need to delete that as well.
The sims you're trying to install, is the filetype SIM, or Sims3pack?
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