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Check if email address valid or not in Java
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 04 Feb, 2018

Given a string, find if the given string is a valid email or not.

Input : email = ""
Output : Yes

Input : email = ""
Output : No
There is an extra dot before org.

Prerequisite : Regular Expressions in Java
We use below regular expression provided in OWASP Validation Regex repository.

^[a-zA-Z0-9_+&*-] + (?:\\.[a-zA-Z0-9_+&*-]
+ )*@(?:[a-zA-Z0-9-]+\\.) + [a-zA-Z]{2, 7} 

// Java program to check if an email address
// is valid using Regex.
import java.util.regex.Matcher;
import java.util.regex.Pattern;
class Test
    public static boolean isValid(String email)
        String emailRegex = "^[a-zA-Z0-9_+&*-]+(?:\\."+
                            "[a-zA-Z0-9_+&*-]+)*@" +
                            "(?:[a-zA-Z0-9-]+\\.)+[a-z" +
        Pattern pat = Pattern.compile(emailRegex);
        if (email == null)
            return false;
        return pat.matcher(email).matches();
    /* driver function to check */
    public static void main(String[] args)
        String email = "";
        if (isValid(email))



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