How to convert hex string to long in Scala?

Scala | Convert Hex String to Long: Here, we are going to learn how to convert hex string to long in Scala?
Submitted by Shivang Yadav, on May 28, 2020

Hex String

Hex String also is known as the hexadecimal string is a string of hexadecimal digits i.e. base 16 numbers.


    string = "49AD1"

Long Integers

Long integers are storages for large integer values. It can store 64-bit signed integer value. The maximum value it can store is 9223372036854775807.

Convert hex string to long in Scala

We can convert a hex string to long in Scala by following these steps,

  • Step1: We will convert the hex string to integer values using the parseInt() method.
  • Step2: Then, we will convert this integer value to long value using the toLong method.

Program to convert hex string to long in Scala

object MyObject {
    def main(args: Array[String]) {
        val hexString : String = "42e576f7"
        println("The Hex String is " + hexString)
        val intVal : Int = Integer.parseInt(hexString, 16)
        val longInt  = intVal.toLong
        println("HexString to Long value : " + longInt)


The Hex String is 42e576f7
HexString to Long value : 1122334455


In the above code, we have created a hexadecimal string named hexString. Then we have converted hexString to integer value using the parseInt() method of the Integer class and store it to intVal. This intVal is converted to a Long Integer value using the toLong method and prints the value using println method.

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