Also asked, can iPhones get viruses from Safari?
No, iPhones cannot get viruses because Apple expends a huge amount of effort into keeping iOS secure, this includes multiple security layers including but not limited to: XProtect. Yara. Gatekeeper.
One may also ask, does resetting your iPhone get rid of viruses?
If you got the virus before the backup being restore, then NO, this will not remove viruses. If you got the virus after the backup being restored, then YES, this will remove the virus. And, if you do a complete wipe of your iPhone, going to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all Data…
Is there a way to tell if my phone has a virus?
How to tell if your phone has a “virus”
Does Apple notify you of virus on iPhone?
The quick answer was, yes, an iPhone can get a virus, though it is not likely. However, if his iPhone did have a virus, he would not get a text message from Apple Support to inform him. In fact, they would have no way of knowing if his phone had a virus. This is not a virus.