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How do you get mobile notifications on twitter from a specific person when it says set up phone even though i have set up my phone?

I went on the computer to set up my mobile notifications. I did all the steps and set up my phone and everything! so when it said I was all done I wentto this persons profileto get notifications from and clicked turn on mobile notifications then a box popped up and said Before you can receive mobile notifications for (certain persons) Tweets, you need to set up your phone. even though I did! PLEASE HELP!!!

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