How to Prevent Virus and Trojan Horses in Apple iPhone iPad iPod

[Latest Updated: Nov.7, 2018 by Arlene Cooper to Tips & Glossary]

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How to Prevent Virus and Trojan Horses in Apple iPhone iPad iPod Touch

This article provides an effective Apple antivirus solution to possibly prevent iPhone Xs, XR, X, 8, 7, iPad Air 2/3, mini 3/4/5, iPad Pro, iPod touch from being infected by any virus and Trojans for iPad iPhone security.

About Apple Trojan Virus

Some iOS apps contain potential malware. Even worse, some suspicious programs are hidden in some online videos, especially for jail broken iPhones and ipads. So when you are watching or downloading movies/videos online, your iPhone, iPad or iPod may get infected by viruses and Trojan horses, which cause your iDevice supervised, slow down, or even out of work. Once infected, your iPhone, iPad or iPod is hardly to be cleaned again.

Therefore, considering of iPhone iPad iPod security, it is really not a wise action to unlock or jailbreak your iPhone iPad iPod, let alone the fact that it is illegal.

Apple Security - Prevent Virus in iPhone iPad iPod

Compared with watching online videos, playing videos offline is a more secure way to protect your iPhone iPad from being interrupted by malware, adware, virus and Trojan. However, not all videos can be played by iOS devices. More cruelly speaking, only videos of MPEG4 encoding, such as MP4, H.264, M4V, MOV can be accepted by iPhone iPad iTouch. The good news is that the following two programs will facilitate the security of iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch:

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum Box

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Rip your copy-protected DVD to iPhone iPad iPod friendly videos at fast speed, so that you can play back the movies of all existing DVDs on your device on the go! It can also convert DVD to AVI, MPEG, MOV, 3GP, MOV, MP3, etc. for other uses.

For PC and Mac only. Go to mobile page.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Box

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Convert your existing videos/movies to be playable on iPhone, iPad, iPod, and so on, in support of any video formats including MKV, AVCHD, TS, MTS, M2TS, MOD, QT, VOB, ASF, RM, RMVB, WebM, VPX 8, etc.

For PC and Mac only. Go to mobile page.

With both or either of these two tools, you can enjoy HD videos on iPad iPhone Android smoothly without the need to worry about the bandwidth usage, network stability and cell phone security in watching movies and listening to the music.

How to Convert HD Videos/DVDs to Prevent Trojans in Apple iOS Devices with Security

Converting DVDs or HD/SD videos for playing on iPhone iPad can avoid Trojans and viruses accessing the devices. To do so, you should firstly determine which software introduced above fits for you, and go for it, and then follow the instruction:

Step 1: Install and launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum or WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe on your computer.

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Rip DVD to iPhone iPad iPod with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Step 2: Make sure that the DVD or video file to be ripped/converted has been in your DVD-ROM or hard drive.

Step 3: Click "DVD Disc" or "+Video" to add DVD/video content.

Step 4: Find "Apple Device" in Output Profile, choose one profile fitting your iPhone (8/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/5S), iPad (2, 3, 4, iPad mini/2/3/4, iPad Air/2), iPad Pro, iPod touch (1-6), iPod Classic, iPod nano, etc. You can also customize the output video quality and balance the file size and definition degree.

Step 5: Select destination folder and make some personal settings according to your own preference.

Step 6: Click RUN and start the amazing DVD/video to iPhone iPad iPod conversion.

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Convert HD Videos to iPhone iPad iPod with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

When the conversion is completed, you can use WinX MediaTrans, the world's fastest mobile transfer software, to sync it to your iPhone, iPad and iPod for offline watching. You can use it to transfer the movies/videos to iPhone iPad Android from your PC/Mac without losing quality. WinX MediaTrans also helps you auto convert any video to MP4 and rotate video for iPhone iPad full screen playback.

Related external sources:

What is Trojan Horse - A hacking program that is a non-self-replicating type of malware which gains privileged access to the operating system while appearing to perform a desirable function but instead drops a malicious payload, often including a backdoor allowing unauthorized access to the target's computer...

About the Author

Author    Arlene Cooper@cooper_arlene

Arlene Cooper is a seasoned content creator with over 10 years of experience in Windows at large. She has been specialized in almost any technology with Windows OS and written thousands of new articles, covering everything from in-depth features of new laptops, latest GPU/CPU PC hardware, games, to software related. While digging into new techs, she continues enjoying painting and comics.

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