Allen Heath Xone 23c MIDI Mapping not working

So I launch djay pro, then connect and power on my mixer (Allen Heath Xone 23c).
Immediatly the softaware recognizes it, I switch to external mode as told to do so.
Next I go to configure midi, when prompted to move a control I get no response form the software, however if i manually play song within the software, and lift the fader I will get a response on my mixer with the led booth monitors showing the song playing. eg: lighting up