10-19-2013 03:43 AM
I had an update yesterday for Origin, and I think it seemed to affect my launcher for Sims 3 also, excuse my vagueness but I am a bit of a techophobe.
Anyhoo, I hadnt changed my password for ages so as all was updated (at least I think it is) I am unable to log into my Sims account. At first I login and it just seems to keep trying, the disc spins and spins so I thought I would try to do it again and this time it comes up with a message that there is a techy problem and to try again yesterday. This was happening all yesterday and now when I am trying to log in to buy some items with points I have Its the luxury spa offer and is only available for a few days so its getting a bit of a bummer!!!!
Any suggestions, preferebly in dumby language that I will understand LOL!!!
One question also, if I change my Origin password will that change my Sims Launcher Password too???
Hope you are able to help
10-19-2013 03:47 AM
AHQ a Public forum ,since it would involve accessing your account to verify which we cannot do in AHQ .In order to solve your problem you will need to speak with at game advisor at EA Customer support: https://help.ea.com/contact-us
Click here for a guide to maybe solve your problem
How to reset Security question : https://help.ea.com/article/how-to-reset-your-secr
Forget email https://help.ea.com/article/i-forgot-my-origin-ema
Reset Password https://signin.ea.com/p/web/resetPassword?executio
Lost or forget https://help.ea.com/article/ive-lost-or-forgotten-
Update your email http://answers.ea.com/t5/Origin/HOW-TO-Update-your
For any issues regarding accounts/refunds, please follow these steps to contact a game advisor for more help:
1. Click the link https://help.ea.com/en/contact-us/ask and log in with your Origin name and password.
2. Where it says: ’What Can We Help you With’, type in ‘GAME NAME’
3. Click Find Solutions
4. Select "Your problem,eg accounts" from the drop-down list and also select your platform from the list.
5. Click: Find Solutions
6. Scroll down a little and on the lower right hand side, Click "I Still need Help"
Picture to help you understand better, https://help.ea.com/article/welcome-to-the-new-and
The Window Will Open...
You’ll now see the currently available contact options. These may vary depending on your geographical location and the time of day. Phone or Live Chat are the best options.
For customers in North America:
For Customers outside of North America:
Please be aware that it is likely that the agent you speak to will need to confirm information on this account.
Hope this helps
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10-19-2013 05:10 AM
Yes, Origin and launcher password are the same.
10-20-2013 01:43 AM
Thaks for your message, I have a message from another member, but its all a bit long and drawn out so I thought I would answer yours before I see whats what with the other one.
I actually realised after I asked about the Origin and launcher p/w being the same that I was having a bit of a dumb moment considering I have been using the same one for the last goodness how long that I have been playing Sims, but thanks for confirming that.
On the launcher I can log in, but it shows on the launcher that I havent. I can get onto my game now, but it just says I am not logged in.
There is no specific error message when I try to log into the Community Pages it just says something along the lines of 'please try logging in later, we are experiencing technical diffuculties. Like I said, it was not quite like that but much the same. It has a section in blue print and a section in black.'
The version is 1.63.4.024.017
I hope this answers your questions, I am a dumby at the techno stuff!!!!
10-20-2013 02:07 AM
Let's wait if the other answer helps. If not, please feel free to come back here.