Norton has an all-new iOS app for Norton Security subscribers which helps deliver powerful, effective protection against cyber threats and online scams. Brought to you by Symantec, it’s the security app you need on your iPhone and iPad.

Wi-Fi Security - Connecting to public Wi-Fi can be a cost-effective way to save data and bandwidth, but it may come with risks. The Wi-Fi Security feature helps alert you if an unknown party on the same network is spying on your online activity, known as a “man-in-the-middle” attack.

With this type of attack, a cybercriminal is able to read, insert and modify communications between two users or systems. These cybercriminals may steal your passwords, bank account information, and other personal information.

New Norton Security protection for iOS devices allows you to connect to public Wi-Fi with more peace of mind by helping to detect threats, then warning you if your connection is not secure, or if cybercriminals are intercepting your communications.

Our warnings are:

► Wi-Fi Security Green: No suspicious activity or man-in-the-middle is detected.

► Wi-Fi Security Orange: You’re connecting to an unsafe or unsecured network. We recommend using a VPN service like Norton Wi-Fi Privacy to ensure your data stays private.

► Wi-Fi Security Red: The network you’re connecting to is under a man-in-the-middle attack. We highly recommend that you disconnect.

► Norton notifies you when it’s time to take action. Help stop cybercriminals from stealing your passwords, bank account number or other personal information.


Web Protection. Helps protect your device against online scams by alerting you about websites and links detected as unsafe before you visit them.

Web-based attacks target users who are browsing online. By clicking on an unsafe link, you could be tricked by cyber attackers who may attempt to deceive you and steal your personal information.

Rest assured with Norton Web Protection in the Norton Security iOS app that helps you safely navigate the web.

Device Security. Norton Security iOS monitors your device to check that the operating system is up-to-date. By notifying you of the latest security patches and iOS updates, Norton Security iOS helps you keep your personal data safe while online.


For help with Norton Security for iOS, please visit the support forum:

Symantec respects your privacy and is dedicated to safeguarding your personal data. See for more information.

What’s New

Version 1.1.1

Minor bug fixes and product improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.9K Ratings
2.9K Ratings
Matrixphoenix0071 ,

Disappointed. Flaky intermittent connectivity through the App WiFi never seem to connect

I’ve used norton products since they were first available many years ago and I hate to give one a bad review, but this one needs A LOT more work. VPN connectivity works ok on cellular data but occasionally flakes and slows unnecessarily and I need to reset my phone. WiFi networks have not worked after a brief period after installing the app. My iPhone says it’s connected, the Norton’s app says I’m not and my iCloud backups will not run automatically or manually. I’ve got the latest iPhone and latest iOS and it still seems to run like this. It seems like some protocols may be way off or being too aggressively blocked on this app. ( I’m a former IT Admin ) I’ve tried it at multiple secured WiFi networks from corporate to my home network and it’s definitely not my phone. I’ve tried turning the app off in its settings to try to see if it gets better and the app automatically turns itself immediately back on. The minute I uninstall the app my phone speeds up A LOT more ( hugely noticeable) All WiFi networks connect just fine and my iCloud backups start working just fine again. I’ve removed the app for now and I’m looking for alternatives that will actually work as I’m not willing to continue troubleshooting a product that should just simply work and work well.

Developer Response ,

Sorry for the trouble. This behavior is observed sometimes on iOS generally with any VPN connection, and is not limited to Norton Security for iOS alone. Please follow the steps here when you face this issue again:

maxsnyder ,

Not seanse at all

Well they let me use this app as a Comcast customer for free on my iPhone 📱 and when I try to install on my IMac computer deseme app they don’t let me doing without a payment, it’s ridiculous, if you wants to be on top and make your customers happy please doing right and just half it like you Ben doing, you are multiple milionarian company and we don’t dell with terrorism treats here on US too be needed to pay $7.99 a month for your VPN protection on computer, and if some thing happy regardless my internet protect I will call FBI and no Norton, so that means it make not sense at all you try to Extortion your customers like that, i’m fully disappointed with you do you doing this. And plus you don’t need to change my IP address when I went to check my IP address online it’s still the same. Hotspot Shield DOS change my IP address I eve connect all over the world for free with a different IP address. Your app don’t eve change my IP address, and you don’t let me use on computer without pay? Bullshit😡

Developer Response ,

We're really sorry for any misunderstanding. When you subscribe to Norton Security on App store, it can be used only a your iOS devices. If you're facing trouble installing your Norton Security on your Mac we recommend you to get in touch with our support team from here: https;// They should be able to get this issue resolved for you.

33roper748 ,

Questionable worth

When NORTON updated their mobile security for iPhones they did no one any favors. The new version at noted by another reviewer often does not recognize my Wi-Fi network and says I am not connected when in fact I am. And the I have to disconnect and and reconnect in order for the Norton app to recognize the network. The other main problem, and this is even far more aggravating in my opinion is the amount of battery that this app use while running in the background. Upon checking I find that over a 10 day period the Norton app had taken up 32% of the battery usage. Over the next 10 days it had eaten up 36% of the battery usage. I got one have better things to do than continually worry about keeping my phone charged because an app is eating up all the battery life. I have removed the app from my phone. I might check at some point in the future to see if Norton has addressed and fixed these issues.

Developer Response ,

Sorry for the trouble. With regards to the WiFi network being diconnected, this behavior is observed sometimes on iOS generally with any VPN connection, and is not limited to Norton Security for iOS alone. Please follow the steps here when you face this issue again: Also, we appreicate your feedback on the battery performance and we will pass on your feedback to the delveopment team. You feedback is really important to us.


91.5 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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