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Added in API level 1

Thread.State

public static final enum Thread.State
extends Enum<Thread.State>

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.lang.Enum<java.lang.Thread.State>
     ↳ java.lang.Thread.State


A thread state. A thread can be in one of the following states:

A thread can be in only one state at a given point in time. These states are virtual machine states which do not reflect any operating system thread states.

See also:

Summary

Enum values

Thread.State  BLOCKED

Thread state for a thread blocked waiting for a monitor lock. 

Thread.State  NEW

Thread state for a thread which has not yet started. 

Thread.State  RUNNABLE

Thread state for a runnable thread. 

Thread.State  TERMINATED

Thread state for a terminated thread. 

Thread.State  TIMED_WAITING

Thread state for a waiting thread with a specified waiting time. 

Thread.State  WAITING

Thread state for a waiting thread. 

Public methods

static Thread.State valueOf(String name)
static final State[] values()

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Enum
From class java.lang.Object
From interface java.lang.Comparable

Enum values

BLOCKED

Added in API level 1
Thread.State BLOCKED

Thread state for a thread blocked waiting for a monitor lock. A thread in the blocked state is waiting for a monitor lock to enter a synchronized block/method or reenter a synchronized block/method after calling Object.wait.

NEW

Added in API level 1
Thread.State NEW

Thread state for a thread which has not yet started.

RUNNABLE

Added in API level 1
Thread.State RUNNABLE

Thread state for a runnable thread. A thread in the runnable state is executing in the Java virtual machine but it may be waiting for other resources from the operating system such as processor.

TERMINATED

Added in API level 1
Thread.State TERMINATED

Thread state for a terminated thread. The thread has completed execution.

TIMED_WAITING

Added in API level 1
Thread.State TIMED_WAITING

Thread state for a waiting thread with a specified waiting time. A thread is in the timed waiting state due to calling one of the following methods with a specified positive waiting time:

WAITING

Added in API level 1
Thread.State WAITING

Thread state for a waiting thread. A thread is in the waiting state due to calling one of the following methods:

A thread in the waiting state is waiting for another thread to perform a particular action. For example, a thread that has called Object.wait() on an object is waiting for another thread to call Object.notify() or Object.notifyAll() on that object. A thread that has called Thread.join() is waiting for a specified thread to terminate.

Public methods

valueOf

Added in API level 1
Thread.State valueOf (String name)

Parameters
name String
Returns
Thread.State

values

Added in API level 1
State[] values ()

Returns
State[]
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