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The Java string charAt() method is used to return the character at specified index in the given string. An index argument must be in the ranges from 0 to length() - 1.

Syntax

public char charAt(int index)

Parameters

index specify the index number of the character in the given string.

Return Value

Returns the character at specified index in the given string.

Exception

throws IndexOutOfBoundsException, if the index argument is negative or not less than the length of the string.

Example:

In the below example, charAt() method is used to return the character at specified index in the string called MyString.

public class MyClass {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    String MyString = "Hello World!.";
    System.out.println(MyString.charAt(1));   
  }
}

The output of the above code will be:

e

❮ Java String Methods