In this article, we shall address the spam message that pops up on the Apple devices. This is particularly the iPhone virus popup message. Just to explain further, your iPhone might be displaying a spam alert that pops up now and then.
The messages that are displayed include “your iPhone is infected by a spyware”, your iPhone has a virus infection, credit card information risk alert, webcam remote access by FBI, NSA or CIA alert. So how should you address this issue?
How To Remove Fake Virus Popup On iPhone
If you are experiencing a sudden alert that pops up on iPhone informing you to call a certain number because of the alleged danger as a result of a virus attack, AVOID calling that number. Basically, the spam message pops up originating from the Safari Browser.
We shall give you a procedure on what you ought to do to avoid getting the message. Note that your phone is not infected and there is no issue with the phone. You can simply remove the message using very easy steps.
- Switch off the iPhone. This is by long pressing home and the power button for about five seconds.
- Turn on the iPhone once again
- Open settings and navigate to Safari
- Tap on “Remove the History and Web data”
- Switch off the iPhone and switch it on again
The fake virus alert on iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X should have cleared now.