Similar to other games, these are icons shown on your computer, phone or tablet's screen from which the player can choose to perform certain command or action. These might also give you the information you need. Being familiar with the game menu will give you an advantage in playing the game, particularly those players who just started. The Sims Mobile game menu is not hard to understand since the game will give you tutorial at first. You can use this guide to learn how to navigate The Sims Mobile menu and find what you're looking for.
Left Menu Icons
Player Level & Legacy Score
Player Level is the icon on the top left corner of the screen. This will give you information about your current player level and the XP you have or needed to step up. Tapping on it will show you the player level interface.
The Legacy Score is just beside the Player Level. This is your total score of objects from the Legacy Set, clothes and Heirlooms you have in your game. This will also show you your current ranking.
Build / Catalog
The Build / Catalog icon is below the Player Level. This icon will show the list of objects that you can purchase using Simcash and Simoleons. Home improvements such as wall and roofing are also included in the list.
This icon is will show you the locations you can visit in the map. Once you've reached Player Level 5, you can unlock the Market Square. You can unlock the Downtown upon reaching Player Level 15. The Waterfront is still unavailable as of right now.
Events & Quests
Tapping this icon underneath the map icon will show you the list of special events and quests. You can unlock this part of the game once you've reached Player Level 12.
Work / Home
When your Sim is at home, tapping this icon will send him/her to his/her workplace. Tapping this icon while outside your home will immediately send him/her to your humble abode.
Right Menu Icons
Simoleon & Simcash
You can see how much Simoleons and Simcash you have on the top right corner of the screen. Tapping on it will direct you to the In-App store where you can purchase Simoleons, Simcash, Bundles and more. This is the area where you can use your credit card or other payment methods.
To check your collection of Heirlooms and to purchase and refresh Heirlooms, you must tap the Heirloom icon. It is just located under the Simcash. Purchasing Heirlooms requires adequate Heirloom points. You can grab more Heirloom points by buying it with SimCash.
Arrow Tab Menu
Tapping the Arrow Tab menu will show you a lot of options. From the top of it, you will see icons for :
Parties - to host and to attend party. Any actions related to party can be seen here.
Game Friends - to see the list of friends in The Sims Mobile and your network
Messages - to read In-game messages and other notifications
Inventory - this is where you can check the Tokens, Career Order items and Boosts you have.
Settings - in the Settings, you can link/unlink your Facebook account and Game Center or Google Play. This is where you can turn on/off the game music, sound effects and notifications. You can also change your player name here and check your achievements. In case you need to access the official Sims Mobile forums or need help about the game, you can tap on "Help & About"; however, some articles are in Portuguese since The Sims Mobile game still in soft launch status in Brazil.
Just below the Arrow Tab are the icons of each Sim you currently have in the game. You can tap on it to select a particular Sim you would like to perform an action or to move to a location on the map. In case your Sim is not in the current location where you at, a prompt with the option to go to your Sim's location or to bring him/her in your location will pop up.
To Do List
Daily To Do List is one of the latest features of The Sims Mobile game. This is where you can see the checklist of things you can do for a day in exchange for rewards. You can get 3 SimCash and 200 XP by just completing the list.
Information Panel Icon and others
You'll notice the Information Panel on top of your Sim's avatar. It is the icon with vertical points on it. it says everything about your Sim. Once you tap on it, you see icon for: (from top to bottom)
Relationships - This will display all the Sims with whom he/she has interacted and their relationship status. You can also call them to socialize with them.
Traits - Tapping on it will provide you information about the traits you have unlocked for that particular Sim.
Career - To check your Sim's current job and his/her level. Resign your Sim from work by tapping the trash bin icon or Go to Work option to go to his/her workplace.
Hobby - To view your Sim's hobby and hobby level. Tapping the trash bin icon will make your Sim abandon his/her current hobby.
Customize Sim - You can select this option if you want a makeover for your Sim. You can also change its sex and name too!
Recharge Options and Energy Bar
The Energy Bar and the Recharge Options icon is just beside your Sim's avatar. The energy bar will just show you how much is the remaining energy your Sim have. To view what object you can use to recharge your energy, you can tap the Recharge Option icon. It would be great if this option will automatically direct you to the object you selected.