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# Python | Convert Bytearray to Hexadecimal String

• Last Updated : 27 Jun, 2019

Sometimes, we might be in a problem in which we need to handle the unusual datatype conversions. One such conversion can be converting the list of bytes(bytearray) to the Hexadecimal string format. Let’s discuss certain ways in which this can be done.

Method #1 : Using `format() + join()`
The combination of above functions can be used to perform this particular task. The format function converts the bytes in hexadecimal format. “02” in format is used to pad required leading zeroes. The join function allows to join the hexadecimal result into a string.

 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Converting bytearray to hexadecimal string``# Using join() + format()`` ` `# initializing list ``test_list ``=` `[``124``, ``67``, ``45``, ``11``]`` ` `# printing original list ``print``(``"The original string is : "` `+` `str``(test_list))`` ` `# using join() + format()``# Converting bytearray to hexadecimal string``res ``=` `'``'.join(format(x, '``02x``') ``for` `x ``in` `test_list)`` ` `# printing result ``print``(``"The string after conversion : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :
```The original string is : [124, 67, 45, 11]
The string after conversion : 7c432d0b
```

Method #2 : Using `binascii.hexlify()`
The inbuilt function of hexlify can be used to perform this particular task. This function is recommended for this particular conversion as it is tailormade to solve this specific problem.

 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Converting bytearray to hexadecimal string``# Using binascii.hexlify()``import` `binascii`` ` `# initializing list ``test_list ``=` `[``124``, ``67``, ``45``, ``11``]`` ` `# printing original list ``print``(``"The original string is : "` `+` `str``(test_list))`` ` `# using binascii.hexlify()``# Converting bytearray to hexadecimal string``res ``=` `binascii.hexlify(bytearray(test_list))`` ` `# printing result ``print``(``"The string after conversion : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :
```The original string is : [124, 67, 45, 11]
The string after conversion : 7c432d0b
```

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