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I am not with Laminar Research; just a flight simmer.
Just because your joystick works in some other flight sim package does not mean it will work with X-Plane. Generally it will not. It has to be setup through X-Plane.
Follow the concept/principle provided in the answer (including the YouTube link) found at https://questions.x-plane.com/22473/can-you-assign-737-800-engine-start-levers-saitek-quadrants
Provided your unit has a USB connection and you forget the brand/make it should work.
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