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how to decrypt using DatatypeConverter MD5 In JAVA?

Answer You can’t. That’s what hashing is about. This is not a API or library limitation but a mathematical one, which is there by design. You need to understand that hashing and encryption/ decryption are two completely different things (which are often used together). Hashing A hash, or to be precise, a cryptographic hash, is the result of a mathematical

How can I generate an MD5 hash in Java?

Is there any method to generate MD5 hash of a string in Java? Answer You need Call MessageDigest.getInstance(“MD5”) to get a MD5 instance of MessageDigest you can use. The compute the hash by doing one of: Feed the entire input as a byte[] and calculate the hash in one operation with md.digest(bytes). Feed the MessageDigest one byte[] chunk at