java.lang.Byte longValue()


The longValue() method of Byte class returns the value of this Byte as a long after a widening primitive conversion.

Important Notes:

  • The method  longValue() is specified by longValue() in class Number

Method Syntax

public long longValue()

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

The longValue() method of Byte class returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type long.


Requires Java 1.1 and up

Java Byte longValue() Example

Below is a simple java example on the usage of longValue() method of Byte class.

Basically on the above example, we have asked the user to enter a number on the console. Internally the input value is assign to a Byte object. We then use the longValue() method to convert it into type long. It doesn’t do much however it shows the basic behaviour of this method.

Sample Output

Below is the sample output when you run the above example.

java Byte longValue() example output