Java.lang.Thread.getName() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Thread.getName() method returns this thread's name.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Thread.getName() method

public final String getName()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns this thread's name.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Thread.getName() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class ThreadDemo implements Runnable {

   Thread t;
   ThreadDemo() {
    
      // thread created
      t = new Thread(this, "Admin Thread");
      
      // set thread priority
      t.setPriority(1);
      
      // print thread created
      System.out.println("thread  = " + t);
      
      // this will call run() function
      t.start();
   }

   public void run() {
      // returns the name of this Thread.
      System.out.println("Name = " + t.getName());
   }

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      new ThreadDemo();
   }
} 

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

thread = Thread[Admin Thread,1,main]
Name = Admin Thread

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