Does an iPhone need an antivirus?
Does an iPhone need an antivirus?

Is it necessary to have an antivirus on iPhone?

Since both iPads and iPhones use the iOS operating system, neither type of device needs antivirus software. However, Macs use a different operating system, macOS, so yes, you do need antivirus software for Macs.

Do iPhones have built in antivirus protection?

iPhone is designed to protect your data and your privacy. Built-in security features help prevent anyone but you from accessing the data on your iPhone and in iCloud.

Do Apple iPhones get viruses?

Fortunately for Apple fans, iPhone viruses are extremely rare, but not unheard of. While generally secure, one of the ways iPhones may become vulnerable to viruses is when they are 'jailbroken'. Jailbreaking an iPhone is a bit like unlocking it — but less legitimate.

How do I check my iPhone for viruses?

How to Check Your iPhone for a Virus or Malware

  1. Look for Unfamiliar Apps. One of the easiest ways to check your iPhone for a virus or malware is by determine whether you have any unfamiliar apps on your phone.
  2. Check if Your Device Is Jailbroken.
  3. Find Out if You Have Any Large Bills.
  4. Look at Your Storage Space.

Mar 3, 2022