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Convert Character into a String

In this section, you will learn how to convert a char into a string type data.

Convert Character into a String


In this section, you will learn how to convert a char into a string type data. The java.lang package provides the functionality to convert a character into a string. 

Code Description:

This program takes a character at the console and converts it into a string format using by the toString() method. This method converts the character into an integer type data. The character class wraps a value of the primitive type char in an object. The toString method returns a string object representing this character's values.

Here is the code of this program:

import java.lang.*;

public class CharToString{
  public static void main(String args[])throws IOException{
  BufferedReader read = 
new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(;
  System.out.println("Enter a Character:");
  String s = read.readLine();
  char c = s.charAt(0);
  System.out.println("Character value is " + c);
  String s1 = Character.toString(c);
  System.out.println("String value is " + s1);

Download of this program:

Output of this program.

C:\corejava>java CharToString
Enter a Character:
Character value is R
String value is R



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April 14, 2011

thanks it's really helpful. :D
June 8, 2011
not wkg

st="india is my country" i hav to store each word in a sep array mean newSt=newSt+st.charAt(i) is not making a word... i m unable to form a word
August 23, 2011

how to convert string to character in java?
November 29, 2011
array of char

ok, but if I want to convert an array of char to string ?
April 2, 2012

You never handled a char. You just took Strings T_T
Aldo Joaquin Cortés García
April 15, 2013

Thank you, i was looking for this,it really helped me. Good Work