Computer (Programming) Technology can be used in two ways. In short words, First to sort out problems and second to steal or destroy other’s data for personal gains. Every one of you at least understands what is the virus and how it can harm your devices. By keeping in mind the importance and needs of security, I am writing this guide entitled with how to get rid of a virus on the iPhone and iPad.
Your iPhone is the virtual space which you have filled with memories in the form of pictures, text documents, personal or business data. You will never want your data corrupted or hacked. Right? This article describes all the security tips that you need and first of all, I would like to explain how to get rid of a virus on the iPhone.
Delete Infected Application
Apple made its devices very secure and there is very little space for hackers but all who can stop the negative and criminal thinking of devils.
Have you installed an app outside from the Apple store? Is that app forcefully opening/redirecting toward webpages? Then there are very good chance that this app is not secure and infecting your iPhone or iPad. Simply uninstall this app and get rid of this problem.
Get Rid of Virus with Factory Reset
Factory reset is a very effective method to remove malware/virus. This method can also fix bugs.
The only problem is, this method will wipe all your data along with the virus. So, first, create a backup before factory reset. Make sure you have backup data before reading further instructions.
Follow the below steps to reset your device:
- Go to the menu and enter into the setting area by clicking on the gear icon.
- Now tap General then tap Reset
- Click Erase All Contents and Settings. Enter your passcode.
- It will take some time to complete the reset process.
Clear History and Cache Data from Browser
Web browsers are the medium between us and the internet. If you are watching too many pop-up ads then you are affected by the virus.
You can get rid of a virus on iPhone by removing history and cache data from your Safari browser.
Follow the instructions to clear the history and cache data:
- Navigate to Settings.
- Locate then click Safari.
- Now click Clear History and Website Data.
- Confirm your action. Done! You have deleted the piece of code that was hindering via Safari.
Update the Apple Operating System (iOS)
Updating framework strengthen and improve your device’s security according to the advanced security needs. In every update, Apple like other framework improves performance and enhance security features. Make sure your iOS is up to date and you are running the latest framework.
Follow steps to upgrade iOS:
- Navigate to Settings by clicking the gear icon.
- Go to the General section.
- Click on Software Update. Next, you have to click Install.
Un-Jailbreak Your iPhone and iPad
Jailbreak the iPhone and iPad are less secure. On using jailbreak, you are taking a risk and can be a victim of a hacker. Unjailbreak iPhone and iPad to increase a layer of security.
Power Off and On Can Help
Restarting iPhone can clear the cached files and reduce the load on RAM. In this way, background applications processes can be stopped. This method is useful if the iPhone or iPad is not running well.