Anti-virus needed?

lwerle

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I've been seeing different anti-virus apps for Android phones. Does my iPhone 4s need an anti-virus?
 

Rugaby

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Wash your hands regularly and don't let germy people touch your phone.

I kid
The iOS and Apple devices are very secure. App screening process is also very good. You don't need to worry about anti virus.
 

lwerle

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Thanks! I love my iPhone!
 

Bennyboy

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Your iPhone love you back.

You have nothing to worry about, even porn is virus free. Imagine that!
 

Bennyboy

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I don't know what you're talking about :cool:
 

Jessaw1981

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When I first went back to Verizon from AT&T I got a droid and it got a virus had 3 different droids lol before Verizon finally got the iPhone and all of them got the text virus where it would sent the text to someone other than you picked lol but say it sent to the other person (that can not be a good thing real quick lol) the the iPhone lol I was so happy to have an iPhone again


Sent from my iPhone using iCafe app
 

Apple iAddicted

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I think Microsoft and Android write those viruses theirselves just so they can sell you the antivirus software or a new devise if you choose to not run one lol. Everything I've read on Apple and the security I'm savin to get a MacbookPro ASAP. It will probably be the last laptop I ever have to buy lol.


Sent from my 32GB iPhone 4s!
Only thing iPhone is missing is an expandable memory port! Come on Apple give us a microSD port already!
 

funcyling

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Don't worry,Ios is more secure than you can expect.
 

rambo47

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Some Mac users do run antivirus programs, not for their own protection, but to be good citizens and ensure they're not passing along a virus via email or shared files. While the Mac is immune, we all know how vulnerable pc's are!
 

lwerle

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I came from blackberry. How do I add a folder on iPhone?
 
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lwerle

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i know how to rename a folder that has an app in it. I don't know how to create a new folder that doesn't have apps in it.
 
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Europa

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I came from blackberry. How do I add a folder on iPhone?
i know how to rename a folder that has an app in it. I don't know how to create a new folder that doesn't have apps in it.
Please ignore what Torque-Complex said. He was banned for spamming and his replies to you in this thread were BS.

You don't need an antivirus program on an iPhone. Period.
 

lwerle

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Thank you for looking out for me Europa!
 

Brett123

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iOS is very secure and is closed source, reducing the need for anti-virus. Android is open source, thus allowing for users to download anything and everything, including apps that may have malware.
 

JackRouach

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People go after Microsoft about virus's but read the news.Trojans on Mac is up and you can think it won't happen but more and more macs running anti virus programs now because until now hackers virus creates what ever try called never found a need to make viruses against macs but with Apples new spotlight. That all will change
 

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People go after Microsoft about virus's but read the news.Trojans on Mac is up and you can think it won't happen but more and more macs running anti virus programs now because until now hackers virus creates what ever try called never found a need to make viruses against macs but with Apples new spotlight. That all will change
But look, it's patched already!