Get ready for the Lives with our new rater game!

Who is bringing The X Factor to the Live Shows?!

Our brand new, shiny play along game allows you to rate the contestants on their song choice, vocals, moves and overall performance.

Keep an eye on your faves with your own personal scorecard, as you record who you rate and who can wait.

In the Fifth Judge area you can also have your say on all things X in our fun playalong polls, swing-o-meters and quizzes. It’s the only place to be to prove you’re the ultimate X Factor superfan!

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App FAQs

The X Factor App is BACK!

Download for iOS HERE.
Download for Android HERE.

Free to download, our new app has a host of shiny new features that will keep you entertained all week long!

Over the weekend, you can take your place as the Fifth Judge and react to all the auditions, make your predictions on who’s heading home, test your knowledge with our all new quizzes and swipe 'til your heart's content with our new interactive polls.

Throughout the week, viewers can catch the latest news and gossip, the best of social media and watch all the performances from the weekend, as well as some cheeky extras.

Download for iOS HERE.
Download for Android HERE.

App FAQs

App FAQs 2017

Is Fifth Judge back this year?
The Fifth Judge element of The X Factor app is back and it has some brand new features. During each show we’ll be asking you how you really feel and letting you react to big moments via the following methods:

App FAQs 2016

Is Fifth Judge back this year?

The Fifth Judge element of The X Factor app is back. During each show you can have your say on each act and react to big moments via the following methods:

Quick poll – Multiple choice polls during each episode.

Trivia – Test your X Factor knowledge against the clock. Points are awarded for a correct answer within the time limit.

Predictor – Decide if you think an act will or won’t make it through to the next round. Points are awarded for correct predictions.

Rater – Hold your finger on the rate button until the light reaches your chosen emotion or statement.

Decision time - Have your say on whether or not you would put a particular act through.

You will be rewarded for your efforts and appear on our app leaderboard - you can view your position against your friends or against all of the Fifth Judges'.

How do I log into the app?

You can log into the app via Facebook or Twitter. The social media site you most recently logged in with will be used to display your avatar.

Where will my Facebook profile picture or Twitter avatar appear in the app?

By logging into the app via Facebook or Twitter, you agree for your image and name to appear in the app to your Facebook friends or to the people you follow on Twitter who are also logged into the app.

What are the silhouettes I can see in the Fifth Judge area?

Anyone who is logged into the app but are not your Facebook friends or followed by you on Twitter will appear as a silhouette in the Fifth Judge area.

How do I earn points?

You can earn points by predicting correctly whether or not a performer or band will get through to the next stage of the contest. You can also gain points by correctly answering trivia questions.

The app doesn’t work?

Please check which operating system your device is running.


The X Factor app runs on iOS 9.0 and later versions. Please upgrade your operating software if you are using iOS 8.0 or below.


The X Factor app runs on versions 4.1 and later. Please update your operating software if you using an earlier version.

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