No, Tapkey-enabled products are offline-capable and don’t have to be connected to the internet themselves, making it very easy to install them and get started. In other words, you can use Tapkey-enabled products in a mountain chalet or on a yacht without any hassles.
Your keys are cached locally on your phone (seven days per default).
Your keys are automatically refreshed and extended silently in the background as your smartphone has internet connectivity. Usually users do not notice the background refresh process as there is no manual interaction required.