how to convert error to string in golang?

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To convert an error to a string in golang, use the Error() method it will return an error as a string. You have to just call it like err.Error().

Follow the below tutorial if you are struggling with installing GO in windows.

Today, I will show you how do I convert error to string in golang, as mentioned above I’m going to use the error Error() method which is built-in provided by golang.

Let’s start our Golang convert error to string example


package main
import (

func main() {
  err := errors.New("Error as a string")
  if err != nil {

In the above example, we have converted a find way to get an error as a string and printed in golang console. let’s check the output.


Error as a string

I hope it helps you, All the best 👍.

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