Java toString method

In this blog, we will see java toString method with example. Most of the developer use toString() method for program testing.

Statement of toString method

public String toString()


            return string_value;


  • Public is compulsory in this statement
  • Return type is String class


Let’s see example on java toString method


class Employee


                int No;

                String name;

                String address;

                Employee(int No,String name,String address)


                                this.No = No;

                       = name;

                                this.address = address;


                public String toString()


                                String str = “”;

                                str+= “No = ” + No + “\n”;

                                str+= “Name = ” + name + “\n”;

                                str+= “Address = ” + address + “\n”;

                                return str;



class str6


                public static void main(String args[])


                                Employee obj1 = new Employee(101,”Dipak Shah”,”Sector-12″);              

// call to constructor

                                // toString() function automatically call when we write object


// toString() automatically called by obj1





No = 101

Name = Dipak Shah

Address = Sector-12


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