Java UUID.getMostSignificantBits() method example

In this tutorial, You will learn how to get the most significant bits of this UUID. Java UUID.getMostSignificantBits() method returns a most significant 64 bits of this UUID's 128 bit value.

Returns the most significant 64 bits of this UUID's 128 bit value.

syntax

public long getMostSignificantBits()

Returns

The most significant 64 bits of this UUID's 128 bit value.

Java UUID getMostSignificantBits() example

  • Initialize the String String name = "d605a917-a9d4-44d1-a3ef-60e960a4b9b2";
  • UUID.fromString(name); It creates a UUID from the string standard representation.
  • uuid.getMostSignificantBits(); It returns the Most significant 64 bits of this UUID's.
package com.technicalkeeda;

import java.util.UUID;

public class App {

    public static void main(String[] args) {

        String name = "d605a917-a9d4-44d1-a3ef-60e960a4b9b2";
        UUID uuid = UUID.fromString(name);

        System.out.println("Most significant bits of UUID is :- " + uuid.getMostSignificantBits());
    }
}

output

Most significant bits of UUID is :- -3024825655610817327