I am looking for RELIABLE ways to control an Android tablet remotely (Currently un-rooted, but I will root it if needed).

Preferably full gui, like Teamviewer, and something simpler in addition.

I have tried Teamviewer, but I do not trust it.

The tablet uses both 4G and Wi-Fi connection. Normal home Wi-Fi connections.

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    You could use VNC but this may not work via 4G (requires an open port and port-forwarding). If you don't trust Teamviewer, then your solutions outside your own network are kind of limited. – GiantTree Aug 7 '16 at 22:15
  • I don't know so much networking, but I guess it should be something "connecting out" from the device to a central server. Like tv probably does. Think a VPN + VNC could work. – Olav Aug 8 '16 at 6:35
  • Yes, a VPN will work, given that your cell provider does normal routing and not some weird back and forth that prevents VPN connections (NAT is okay but I have seen things that just prevent you from anything but HTTP). – GiantTree Aug 8 '16 at 10:53
  • Splashtop. Though non-LAN connections require monthly subscriptions, the graphics and performance are more satisfactory than TeamViewer. Also blazingly fast under LAN. – Andy Yan Aug 10 '16 at 7:05
  • @andy: The main issue is reliability. If I have a reliable connection I can install more performant solutions on top. – Olav Aug 16 '16 at 11:36

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