How to Scan iPhone for Virus? Is Antivirus it really required?

Do iPhone get viruses and do i need an antivirus app?

If you own an iPhone and are wondering with a question in your head "How do I scan my iPhone for viruses!" well there is no need for it because iPhone do not get viruses.

There are few things that you should keep in mind though to make sure you iPhone do not get affected by malware!

  • Make sure your iOS on your iPhone is up-to-date.
  • If you have an older iPhone that no longer supports the latest iOS, make sure it is on the most recent version that is supported. Do Keep an eye on any vulnerability reported for the iOS you are on.
  • Make sure you know the risk of Jailbreaking your iOS. It is better not to jailbreak your iPhone.

You really do not need any Antivirus app, if you find them on the App Store and it says it can help detect viruses on your iPhone running on iOS its bogus!

Read more:

App security overview:

Why doesn't iOS get viruses?

Apple Explains Why iOS Don't Need No Steenkin' Anti-Virus

This is not an AI-generated article but is demonstrated by a human who has been having a first-hand experience in using iPhone and other Apple devices for over a decade.

Please support independent contributors like Code2care by donating a coffee.

Buy me a coffee!

Buy Code2care a Coffee!

Facing issues? Have Questions? Post them here! I am happy to answer!

Author Info:

Rakesh (He/Him) has over 14+ years of experience in Web and Application development. He is the author of insightful How-To articles for Code2care.

Follow him on: X

You can also reach out to him via e-mail:

Copyright © Code2care 2024 | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Sitemap