by Sai gowtham

How to convert an InputStream to a string in Java

This below example will show you how to convert an InputStream to a String by using apache commons IOUtils class.

String myString = IOUtils.toString(myInputStream, "UTF-8");

Where UTF-8 is a character encoding.

Similarly, you can also use the CharStreams Guava.

String myString = CharStreams.toString(new InputStreamReader(
      inputStream, Charsets.UTF_8));

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