Hi there, just got my iPad yesterday and having much fun playing around with it. I am new to the iPad, this being my first one and I was wondering what antivirus I should have on. I have read somewhere that it is not required but surely this can't be the case. Here's hoping someone will help me. Many thanks.
The way IOS apps are designed without any program being able to gain total control of the device, and with the strictness of the app store on applications they will host means that unless you have your iPad jailbroken you do not need a antivirus program.
Hi and welcome to the Forum!
Zphone is correct here, there is no need for any virus protection at all.
The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.
We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
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Many thanks I have lots to learn.