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Java String replace() Method

❮ String Methods


Return a new string where all "l" characters are replaced with "p" characters:

String myStr = "Hello";
System.out.println(myStr.replace('l', 'p'));

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Definition and Usage

The replace() method searches a string for a specified character, and returns a new string where the specified character(s) are replaced.


public String replace(char searchChar, char newChar)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
searchChar A char, representing the character that will be replaced by the new character
newChar A char, representing the character to replace the searchChar with

Technical Details

Returns: A new String, where the specified character has been replaced by the new character(s)

❮ String Methods